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Optimize Your Process for Continual Improvement

08/02/2017 | Comments Off on Optimize Your Process for Continual Improvement

KaiNexus’ Greg Jacobson introduces us to process control charts to optimize your manufacturing processes and outcomes. Here are my key insights from his piece. Embed from Getty Images   Use process control charts (graphs or charts that relay process or management data as part of a time-ordered sequence) to monitor your process mean (the center…

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More Than Just a Great Drink

08/01/2017 |

The National Coffee Association’s Kyra Auffermann reveals the results of UK studies which show the protective effects of coffee. Read on for more information from her piece. Embed from Getty Images   Research now shows that as well as being a tasty beverage, coffee’s health benefits now stretch to drastically reducing a drinker’s risk of…

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Start out Strong to Win

07/31/2017 |

Bronwyn Ritchie explains how to get your presentation started the right way for her Pivotal Public Speaking blog. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images     It’s crucial to nail the opening of your presentation, if you don’t grab your audience’s attention in those first few seconds you may…

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Smart Thinking On Investing – July 28

07/28/2017 |

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 28 Heading up Smart Thinking this week, Ms. Financier of The Feminist Financier blog reveals her mortgage money mistakes. Four Pillar Freedom writer Zach examines the savings rate we need to reach Financial Independence. And The Millenial Money Man explains what would happen if we started teaching financial education…

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Why the Early Bird Gets the Worm

07/27/2017 |

Michelle Schroeder-Gardner, founder of Making Sense of Cents, reveals why getting into the habit of waking up earlier is beneficial. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images   Being an early riser can be great for a number of reasons, not only can you establish a better pattern of sleep,…

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Solutions for Lean Six Sigma Failure

07/26/2017 | Comments Off on Solutions for Lean Six Sigma Failure

Joe Bockerstette of Business Enterprise Mapping reveals the solutions you need to solving Lean Six Sigma (LSS) failure. Here are my key insights from his piece. Embed from Getty Images   Rather than attempting to use LSS to fix small pipeline problems, think big and look at the whole workflow to see where major improvements…

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For Coffee That’s out of This World

07/25/2017 |

Mark Weislogel, Ph.D., shares the details behind the revolutionary Capillary Beverage “Space” cup. Read on for more information from his piece on NASA’s own blog. Embed from Getty Images     Strategic design by researchers at Portland State University has resulted in a coffee cup designed to help astronauts drink coffee in zero-gravity Each curve…

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Give a TED Worthy Presentation

07/24/2017 |

Presentation Panda’s Adam Noar teaches us how to create presentations worthy of a TED event. Check out my observations below. Embed from Getty Images   Get personal and share a personal, engaging story to create a connection with those you’re speaking to, and always keep smiling throughout Be consistent in the style, tone, imagery, and…

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Smart Thinking On Investing – July 21

07/21/2017 |

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 21 Cashville Skyline’s Kate Dore heads up Smart Thinking this week by revealing the key to mindful budgeting. Guest posting on Yes, I Am Cheap, Andrea Woroch helps us avoid purchasing mistakes. And Bravelygo reveals what you should be asking a financial professional.   Writing for Daily Worth, Zina…

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Improve Your Goal Setting Abilities

07/20/2017 |

Ed Sykes of The Sykes Group helps us set and achieve goals effectively by employing some key steps. Here are my key insights from his piece. Embed from Getty Images   Take the time to shut out external distractions and truly contemplate your long-term goals, write them down and adjust them as they grow and…

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