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Is your business happy?

October 15th, 2018

Are you aware of the emotional culture in your business? Is your business happy? Every community has a particular way of doing things that over time becomes recognised as its…

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Assumptions are a real threat to our relationships

September 12th, 2018

I have spent a fair amount of time at airports recently and had the luxury of observing interactions between different people. Perhaps it’s because travellers are tired and anxious that…

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UK Power Networks Connection Services uses Value Stream Mapping to identify improvement opportunities.

August 15th, 2017

Client Review by Lee Warwick, Continuous Improvement Coach at UK Power Networks, Three improvements made on by UK Power Networks on their LEAN journey. 1: The value stream map that…

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Our Lean Workflow Journey So Far at UK Power Networks, Part 2

February 28th, 2017

Client Review by Lee Warwick, Continuous Improvement Coach at UK Power Networks. UK Power Networks continues to make great progress on their lean workflow journey. Following the last blog post, the Kaizen project team…

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Our Lean Workflow Journey at UK Power Networks, Part 1

January 26th, 2017

Client Review by Lee Warwick Continuous Improvement Coach UK Power Networks, With the help of CDI London, UK Power Networks have begun a lean workflow journey within a particular area…

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Innovation – Why My Idea Matters

August 26th, 2016

I read an article about innovation in the Star Online Business News on how Nestle Malaysia rolled out changes that have seen benefits in terms of cost savings and innovation.…

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What can the business world learn from professional sports teams?

July 15th, 2016

There have been two national team sports contests in the last week that I have been lucky enough to watch. I’ve now had time to reflect on the contest and…

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Empowerment, not power is the key to great leadership

July 7th, 2015

A responsibility of leadership is to empower others to achieve greater things. Traditional leaders relied on power to generate results. This type of leadership we now know doesn’t inspire or…

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4 Ways To Ensure Your Meetings Deliver Results

February 25th, 2015

Hiroshi Mikitani asked in a recent blog, “Are morning meetings necessary?  Hiroshi advocates that having a regular morning meeting keeps everyone on the same page, aiming towards the same goals. In…

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4 simple steps that facilitate behaviour change

January 31st, 2015

  Have you ever wondered why you always get the same reaction to the things you say or do? Are you constantly frustrated by the negative attitude in the meetings…

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