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“Making Product Quality A Catalyst Of Sales Growth”

08/16/2017 | Comments Off on “Making Product Quality A Catalyst Of Sales Growth”

IQMS helps us to establish manufacturing quality as a competitive advantage. Check out my observations below. Embed from Getty Images   Improve process and product quality daily by setting individual and team goals so employees can see their own progress as inherent to the process Ensure all product designs are thoroughly tested for quality and…

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A World of Coffee Flavors

08/15/2017 |

The National Coffee Association shares its guide to delicious coffee roasting. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images   Roasting is the process that turns soft green coffee beans into glorious crunchy dark beans ready to be ground and brewed Years of training are involved in timing the roast for…

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This Is No Tall Tale

08/14/2017 |

Jeff Bullas, writing in his self-named blog, explains how to master the art of storytelling in your presentations. Here are my key insights from his piece. Embed from Getty Images   While your audience may forget the exact words and slides you use, they will never forget the way you make them feel if you…

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Smart Thinking On Investing – August 11

08/11/2017 |

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 11 The Financial Panther kicks off Smart Thinking this week with a look at the earning potential of our side hustles. Writing for StockCharts.com, Gatis Roze compares drivers and investors. And Justin Castelli, guest posting on The Backcourt Report, explains the real value of a good financial advisor. On…

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The Two Mental Shifts You Need to Make

08/10/2017 |

Benjamin Hardy shares the two mental shifts we all need to make to be successful for Thrive Global. Here are my key insights from his piece. Embed from Getty Images   Of the two mental shifts successful people make, the first is about moving from external locus of control to an internal locus of control;…

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Figure out Which Management Tool to Use

08/09/2017 | Comments Off on Figure out Which Management Tool to Use

Global Six Sigma compare the purposes behind Six Sigma, Lean, and Kaizen. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images     Six Sigma: A data driven methodology which enables processes to deliver products or services with error-free results Lean: As the name suggests is about minimizing waste output through your…

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“From Mice to Men… and Women”

08/08/2017 |

Writing for the Harvard Medical School, Robert Shmerling reveals why coffee could be a useful substitute for painkillers. Check out my observations below. Embed from Getty Images   A recent study in mice has discovered that being sleep-deprived intensifies a mice’s sensitivity to pain Restoring regular sleep counteracts the exaggerated response to pain, but more…

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Hack Your Way to a Great Presentation

08/07/2017 |

Charlotte Blank, writing for SmartBrief, shares behavioral science hacks designed to help improve your next presentation. Read on for more information from her piece. Embed from Getty Images   Tease your audience; your listeners want to be intrigued and have their curiosity indulged, don’t reveal everything straight away Lose the business jargon and instead paint…

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Smart Thinking On Investing – August 4

08/04/2017 |

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 4 The team at Money Nuggets kicks off Smart Thinking this week with a look at sneaky marketing tricks we should avoid. Zach from Four Pillar Freedom reveals the uncomfortable truth that comes with building your dream life. And A Wealth of Common Sense’s Ben Carlson shares his tips…

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Burned-Out Employees? Check Your Business

08/03/2017 |

Embed from Getty Images     Companies that experience high rates of burnout in their employees need to face the fact that it is probably an organizational level problem rather than indicative of the people involved The common reasons for burnout are excessive collaboration, weak time management disciplines, and overloading even your most capable employees…

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