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. 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. Are you efficient or effective, or do you know?

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.

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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. Are you efficient or effective, or do you know?

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?”

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 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.”

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.

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. I have to admit to being a bit of a Fitbit addict.

Is Your Business as Efficient as It Could Be?

Women on Business

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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.

How to Manage Your Individual Finances Efficiently

Strategy Driven

This article is all about managing those finances efficiently. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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 [.]

10 Ways to Make Your Warehouse More Efficient

Women on Business

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Important Changes That Improve The Efficiency Of Your Shipping Operation

Strategy Driven

As a smaller company, you’re not necessarily going to be able to match that speed and efficiency, but you do need to make sure that you’re getting products out to people in a timely manner. That’s why you need to make an effort to improve the efficiency of your shipping operation.

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. A happy workplace is known to be more efficient than an unhappy one.

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

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!

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.

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.

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? Trusting is efficient and effective. Note: Carl & I met at BIF9.

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. They all watch the dashboard of indicators to monitor the efficiency of the business.

Instant solutions that will make your business more efficient

Women on Business

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Rethink the Value of Each Customer for Efficient Growth

Women on Business

By understanding the value of each customer, you’re now armed to create more efficient, effective marketing campaigns. From this, you can create more efficient, effective marketing campaigns to grow your company exponentially.

Improving the Efficiency of Your Business the Smart Way

Women on Business

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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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Tips for Running Efficient Conference Calls

Women on Business

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Deliver us from Email - Being Efficient with Email

CEO Blog

"Forgive us our trespasses. Deliver us from Email" This was a funny line in " The Secret of Invincibility: How to Thrive in Any Situation " by Paul Pearsall. Studies have shown email can reduce IQ to the same extent as smoking pot.

Losing Heart…and People: Confusing Efficiency and Effectiveness

The Practical Leader

” Listening to the team’s strategies and plans, reminded me of the efficiency expert’s report on hearing a symphony at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The post Losing Heart…and People: Confusing Efficiency and Effectiveness appeared first on The Clemmer Group.

The Most Efficient Product Enhancement Strategy Ever Devised

Terry Starbucker

It’s quite an efficient way to enhance your product – any product. “Thank you for your business – we really appreciate it&#. That is a very valuable string of words. That is, if you say them to your customers. How do I know they are valuable? I did a little experiment at my company a few years ago. We called folks 7 days after a transaction and said those words (from a real human being, not a robo-caller).

Human Feedback is the Greatest Path to Efficiency

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Human Feedback is the Greatest Path to Efficiency ! The post Human Feedback is the Greatest Path to Efficiency appeared first on StrategyDriven.

How to Be More Efficient At Your Payroll Job

HR Digest

And many organizations are of the opinion that if they pay their employees on time then they have an efficient payroll process in place. However, payroll job is probably the most complicated task for any organization and requires efficient payroll professionals. Businesses of all sizes and sectors are always looking for ways to make payroll more efficient and here are some tips. The post How to Be More Efficient At Your Payroll Job appeared first on The HR Digest.

“Can You Help Me Soften The Tone In My E-Mails – Without Sacrificing Efficiency?”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Randy, what tips do you have for softening the tone in my e-mails without sacrificing efficiency? Randy's blog entries e-mails efficiency relational communicationI find anything other than direct annoying, so I’m really at a loss. This was the question sent by a person in a professional, high-stress, fully-packed, heavily-scheduled job. It is an understandable question. On the one hand, you want [.].

What are the costs of “efficiency”?

CO2

Mission vs. Efficiency. 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. When you strive for efficiency and numbers and growth, you can lose your sense of purpose. Efficiency can lead you in the other direction.

Achieving Time-Efficiency And Cost-Efficiency To Ensure Steady Business Expansion

Strategy Driven

Building a successful business requires a well-planned and efficient strategy. In this article, we’ll look at some ways in which you could achieve time-efficiency and cost-efficiency to ensure steady business expansion.

Tactical Execution Best Practice 7 – Target Non-Value-Adding Work to Improve Efficiency

Strategy Driven

All high-performing organizations continually look for ways to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency. You just finished reading Tactical Execution Best Practice 7 - Target Non-Value-Adding Work to Improve Efficiency !