Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are. Efficient vs. Effective – there is sometimes a very big difference between the two. So much so, that I’ve really come to cringe every time I hear the word efficiency. Are you efficient or effective, or do you know?

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are. Efficient vs. Effective – there is sometimes a very big difference between the two. So much so, that I’ve really come to cringe every time I hear the word efficiency. Are you efficient or effective, or do you know?

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Is Cooperation The New Efficiency?

Lead Change Blog

I commented to her that I think the ability to gain cooperation is an underestimated component of efficiency. I was talking to a client today about her unusual ability to gain people’s trust quickly. This supports her ability to get things done. To her bosses, she seemed to perform miracles. She said she had never really thought about it that way. Take The Time To Prepare. Take the time to pave the road so things run smoothly when you need them. It was early in my career.

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Streamline Your Business Processes For Enhanced Efficiency

Strategy Driven

Being more efficient tends to mean less financial wastage. You can generate more efficient workflows without the need for any coding by using a drag and drop facility. To increase efficiency, you need to bring these business functions into your remit.

No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman proposes a radically different approach to HR leadership. Changing the ways leaders think and the strategies they use in their work is a serious and critical economic issue. Leaders should help others develop the great mental processes they need to eliminate self-imposed suffering and choose to be accountable for driving results.

Leaders: Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are. Efficient vs. Effective – there is sometimes a very big difference between the two. So much so, that I’ve really come to cringe every time I hear the word efficiency. Are you efficient or effective, or do you know?

Efficient vs. Effective | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

So much so, that I have really come to cringe every time I hear the word efficiency. It’s not really that there is anything wrong with becoming more efficient, but what I find is that far too many executives major in the minors when it comes to efficiency. Efficient v.

Improving Employee Efficiency

Strategy Driven

If you are able to save time in the office, then it can be something that can be really beneficial to your business and to your employees. These days, employees are spending more time at the office, and in many instances, are exceeding the typical hours that should be worked in a working week.

Techniques to Improve Employee Efficiency

Strategy Driven

The success of every business depends on the efficiency of employees. Achieving maximum efficiency in employees is the greatest challenge for most business owners and managers. However, the benefits of efficiency in business are greater than any challenges you may encounter.

Optimization: Surprising Lessons in Efficiency from the Ant World

RapidStart Leadership

The post Optimization: Surprising Lessons in Efficiency from the Ant World appeared first on. Building Teams and Culture Personal Development efficiency Feynman leadership on trails optimization teamwork“How can you optimize a system that’s error-prone?” ” As humans, we are fallable. In our efforts to achieve, produce, and progress, we make mistakes, we misjudge, we stumble. Any enterprise that involves humans will, by definition, be imperfect.

The efficient ineffectiveness of control

Lead Change Blog

“When we don’t give our people the space and freedom to take calculated risks, learn, apply, and iterate, we are risk our future. While there is a risk to improvising and spontaneity, there is a greater, more insidious risk to control.” When I wrote a version of this in a recent Harvard Business Review post, it [.]

How to Enhance the Efficiency of Your Warehouse

Women on Business

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Efficiency vs Health

CEO Blog

So how does this relate to efficiency which is really the theme of this blog? For perfect efficiency, I should set my life up to take less steps. Walking might take 15 minutes longer so is less efficient. And the same is true of automation and hiring things done (EG - mowing the grass or manually emptying the dehumidifier rather than piping it direct to the drain) So I am conflicted since I am an efficiency and a health person.

The 4 Rules of Efficient Commercial Interior Design

Strategy Driven

So much more has to be taken into consideration and owners need to understand what truly constitutes good and efficient commercial interior before they get started.

Are you: Efficient, Effective, Engaged, Empowering?

Jason Womack

Efficient, Effective, Engaged, Empowering. Efficiency/Effectiveness MITs - Most Important ThingsAre YOU ready this month? August, 2015) Well, you’re in for a treat: at Get Momentum, you’re going to explore the reason, strategy and tactics necessary to create an “empowering” workplace for yourself, and for others.

Get More Efficient In Your Business

Strategy Driven

An efficient business is always going to be more profitable, and you must be looking at taking steps to improve your company’s efficiency so you can really make a big difference. Having efficient and up-to-date technology will help everyone and it will be vital to the production of the company. Your staff will be more focused on other important business matters and this way you can be more efficient and solve problems much quicker than usual.

Is Your Business as Efficient as It Could Be?

Women on Business

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The Secret to an Efficient Process

Lead Change Blog

The Secret to an Efficient Process. Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Incubation Helps Self-Reflection In September 2011 I finally identified the root cause. The incubation period was long but finally I understand the real reason why I had such a hard time completing a project in 2010. It was an extraordinary project that provided a great learning opportunity. This self-reflection has helped increase my level of [.]

The Business Efficiency of Integrity

Mills Scofield

Character Culture Efficiency Innovation Integrity John Hagel Leadership Menasha ORBIS Respect Strategy accountability A 2-fer! One of my favorite companies & sites ! Menasha, 165+ years old, is growing, profitable, solving customers'' real problems and having an impact. Integrity - it truly pays dividends. Read on.

The Barriers Towards A More Efficient Construction Business

Strategy Driven

In construction, efficiency is everything. As such, finding the most efficient ways to get work done effectively should be a major concern for site managers. Managing Your Business business management efficiency Modular Construction strategydrivenThe sooner you are able to see a project on the road to completion, but without rushing it to the point that mistakes are made, the better.

Efficiency is the Wrong Mindset for a Leader

Leading Blog

Efficiency always seems like the right answer. And yet while efficiency is critical and often a competitive advantage, it is a problem when it becomes a mindset that is applied to everything we do; when it becomes an excuse for our lack of real connection. There is no such thing as efficient leadership. If efficiency is digital, leadership is analog. Relationships do not benefit from efficiency. Growth is rarely an efficient affair.

What Efficient Mentorship Looks Like

Harvard Business

It doesn’t have to feel draining. Leadership & Managing people Coaching Productivity Digital Article

3 Resource Management Tools for Streamlining Efficiency

Strategy Driven

Maximize Efficiency and Your Success. It’s a hectic time to be managing a business. The stock market faces high volatility , set to continue throughout the year. Even if your business isn’t public, you’re feeling the ripples of changing trends. Addressing new problems during the pandemic makes resource management for your business’ usual operations difficult. These issues are human resources nightmares and slow production, putting you off-schedule.

The Energy Efficiency of Trust & Vulnerability

Mills Scofield

So much of the 20thcentury’s focus on efficiency over effectiveness ended up being inefficient! If the outcome didn’t meet customers’ need, who cares how efficiently it was made? Efficient systems are great at dealing with complicated things – things that have many parts and sequences, but they fall flat dealing with complex systems, which is most of world today. Trusting is efficient and effective. Note: Carl & I met at BIF9.

Streamline Your Business to Make it More Efficient

Strategy Driven

Set up a team to review everything within your company, and see if there is any way that they can make the procedures more efficient. Ask them if there’s anything about the role that they can do more efficiently. However, there are now many other ways to do this efficiently.

Choosing a team structure to achieve top efficiency

Lead on Purpose

Whether you are a small startup or an international corporation, HR management and organization presents an equally important matter. Choosing a proper team structure for your hierarchy and management isn’t as simple as it seems. There are numerous factors to … Continue reading → Leadership structure teams

Is Cooperation the New Efficiency?

ReImagine Work

Is the ability to gain cooperation an underestimated component of efficiency? I commented to her that I think the ability to gain cooperation is an underestimated component of efficiency. The post Is Cooperation the New Efficiency? I was talking to a client today about her unusual ability to gain people’s trust quickly. This supports her ability to get things done. To her bosses, she seemed to perform miracles.

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Tips to Improve Efficiency and Quality in Pharmaceutical Businesses

Strategy Driven

well, driving productivity in a pharmaceutical company involves seeking more efficient processes, equipment, and recruitment strategies. In this article, we’ll be looking at four ways to improve your pharmaceutical business’ efficiency and quality. In a nutshell, this enables you to execute improvements in your process which will, in turn, improve your overall quality and efficiency.

Instant solutions that will make your business more efficient

Women on Business

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Measuring Right Things: Utilization Versus Efficiency

QAspire

In this world of work, more utilization does NOT always equate with more productivity and efficiency. More utilization without visible gain in efficiency is a waste. Instead of focusing on utilization, we should focus on efficiency – how much real work gets shipped and how well. Efficiency encourages people to work smart, focus on quality and find best possible route to achieve the desired business results.

How Demand Forecasting Can Boost Business Efficiency

Strategy Driven

Thus, the relevant question becomes: How can forecasting be implemented in a way that provides solid ROI and improves efficiency, rather than simply prognosticating? How to Boost Efficiency Through Better Demand Forecasting. The art of predicting the future is nearly as old as civilization itself.

Proven Methods For Maximizing Business Efficiency

Strategy Driven

In order for any business to reach its potential, it will need to be operating at maximum efficiency. List every process no matter how big or small and carefully consider if this is the most efficient way to perform this task. Ultimately, this is not the most efficient way of working.

Why your employees are not working efficiently!

Bernd Geropp

Why are your employees not working efficiently? Some business owners are unhappy with the performance of their employees: “My employees often do not focus on the right things and they simply do not work efficiently!” To be efficient and to be effective! It is crucial to distinguish between effectiveness and efficiency. If you are efficient you are doing the things right. In other words, effectiveness is the goal and efficiency addresses the way!

Tips For Running A More Efficient Business

Strategy Driven

Run a more efficient business when you pay attention to a few aspects in particular and are proactive about making changes to how you’re currently functioning. Run a more efficient business when you can tackle critical initiatives and do a better job delivering on your promise.

The Efficient Ineffectiveness of Control

Mills Scofield

Check out my latest on Smartbrief''s Smartblog on Leadership sponsored with LeadChangeGroup. “When we don’t give our people the space and freedom to take calculated risks, learn, apply, and iterate, we are risk our future. While there is a risk to improvising and spontaneity, there is a greater, more insidious risk to control.” ” When I wrote a version of this in a recent Harvard Business Review post , it prompted a great deal of discussion.

Leadership Efficiency Error

CO2

What are the costs of “efficiency”? Mission vs. Efficiency. Leadership Efficiency can be costly to the sustainability of an organization. Efficiency is addictive. As coaches at CO2 Partners, we often see organizations, divisions, groups, departments, and teams fall in love with totally efficient, systematic approaches. They all watch the dashboard of indicators to monitor the efficiency of the business.

How to Manage Your Individual Finances Efficiently

Strategy Driven

This article is all about managing those finances efficiently. Perhaps the most pivotal piece of advice for long-term financial efficiency on a personal level is to account for your spending, and budget out what portions of your salary you are happy to be spent on things like rent, food, and entertainment. The internet is an incredible resource for anyone looking to find expert advice, for free, on how to operate more efficiently in the world of finance.

During and After a Pandemic, Diversified Companies Represent a More Efficient Investment Alternative

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article During and After a Pandemic, Diversified Companies Represent a More Efficient Investment Alternative are those of the author Lyron Bentovim alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine. Why I Co-Founded a Diversified Platform Company With a career focused on what’s next, I’ve led multiple technology firms ranging from startups to public companies.

Improving the Efficiency of Your Business the Smart Way

Women on Business

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No More Meeting Madness: Simple Steps to More Effective, Efficient Meetings

Kevin Eikenberry

The post No More Meeting Madness: Simple Steps to More Effective, Efficient Meetings appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Perhaps no topic I talk about in workshops gains more immediate and heartfelt groans than the topic of meetings. You likely attended too many last week. You likely attended at least one last week that was a waste of your time. You likely can think of a recent meeting that you didn’t even know why […].

Improving the Efficiency of Your Business

Strategy Driven

Though this is down to things like marketing strategies, sales numbers, and top investors, even these indicators can be boiled down to having an efficient workplace. Higher efficiency leads to a business that is far more likely to succeed, and so it’s best to refine your workforce from within the office to see just how much this can help. A happy workplace is known to be more efficient than an unhappy one. You just finished reading Improving the Efficiency of Your Business !

Alternative Selection – More Efficient Processes Can Increase Costs

Strategy Driven

There is a common misperception that being more efficient necessarily equates to being more cost effective. While seemingly desirable to be more efficient, the benefits may not necessarily be cost reductions. In fact, depending on where the efficiencies are gained within a given process, higher costs may be incurred. The post Alternative Selection – More Efficient Processes Can Increase Costs appeared first on StrategyDriven.

Why Efficiency in Your Personal Life Matters

Strategy Driven

David Horsager, MA, CSP, is a business strategist, entrepreneur, and author of the national bestseller The Trust Edge , and the new book The Daily Edge : Simple Strategies to Increase Efficiency and Make an Impact Every Day. You just finished reading Why Efficiency in Your Personal Life Matters ! The post Why Efficiency in Your Personal Life Matters appeared first on StrategyDriven.