8,940 steps during a seminar

Jason Womack

I still remember setting a record (but, that as an 8am-5pm seminar for 200 people.) What you do, what you always have near you, what you focus on all create the "how and why" of your own approach to time management. so when a saw this, I was happy. Being fit, moving my body, tracking progress over time.this are important factors in/to your Productivity Profile.

Four Day Seminar with Dr. Deming Videos

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). Edwards Deming Institute provides online access to a recording, from 1992, of Dr. Deming’s Four-Day Seminar. Leadership and Management of People.

Leading with a Systems View: Deming Management Method for Owners and Executives | 2.5-Day Seminar

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). Edwards Deming Institute offers events for those interested in applying Deming’s management ideas in their organizations. 2.5-Day Seminar. The Deming Management Method).

Upcoming Deming Institute Seminars and Conferences

Deming Institute

Deming Management Method for Owners and Executives. 2 1/2 day seminar with Kelly Allan and Lynda Finn. This seminar is aimed at those interested in implementing Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge (a.k.a. Deming in Education Seminar. events conference seminar

Deming Institute Seminars in London and Edinburgh During May 2017

Deming Institute

We are offering 2 new seminars in the UK this May: The W. An Introduction to the Deming Management Method in Public Administration , Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA – 29 March 2017. Edwards Deming Institute seminar sustainability

2 1/2 Day Deming Institute Seminar February 9 – 11, 2016

Deming Institute

“I should estimate that in my experience most troubles and most possibilities for improvement add up to the proportions something like this: 94% belongs to the system (responsibility of management), 6% special” – W. Day Seminar Facilitator of The W. events seminar

Join Stedman Graham and Me for a Free Live Seminar!

Steve Farber

Graham & Associates, a management and marketing consulting firm. Steve Farber , president and founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, is listed on Inc’s ranking of the Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts in the world. ABOUT THIS EXTRAORDINARY EVENT.

A New Theory of Management

Michael Lee Stallard

As such, my colleagues and I recently submitted our paper titled “Theory C: Connection Culture as a New Theory of Management” to an award-winning leadership journal. This has resulted in an increasingly robust, integrated management theory.

Top 10 Tools and Resources for New Managers

Survive Your Promotion

Starting a new job with management responsibilities? The good news is there are plenty of tools to help you be successful in your new management role. Here are a few of my favorites: The Association for Talent Development (ATD) – ATD has a ton of great resources for new managers.

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Improving the Management System with an Understanding of Deming

Deming Institute

In his presentation at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar Joseph Schneider discusses his efforts to apply Deming’s ideas within Siemens. This is useful as this is true for nearly every (every one that I know of) attempt to apply Deming’s ideas on management.

Top 10 Tools and Resources for New Managers

Survive Your Promotion

Starting a new job with management responsibilities? The good news is there are plenty of tools to help you be successful in your new management role. Here are a few of my favorites: The Association for Talent Development (ATD) – ATD has a ton of great resources for new managers. T he American Management Association – The AMA is a great source for leadership and management training and development.

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See it Do it - Time Management System

CEO Blog

I recently lead a Time Management seminar loosely based on my Time Management book. One of the best ways to learn is to teach and preparing for the seminar reminded me of many of the systems I need to re-incorporate into my life.

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Bill Capodagli on “The Disney Way”: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bill Capodagli (pronounced Cap o die) co-authored one of Fortune magazine’s “Best Business Books of 1999,”The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company. Prior to co-founding Capodagli Jackson Consulting in 1993, Bill held managerial positions at the consulting firms of AT Kearney and Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst and Young). From… Read More Bill Capodagli on “The Disney Way”: An interview by Bob Morris.

Top 10 Tools and Resources for New Managers

Survive Your Promotion

Starting a new job with management responsibilities? The good news is there are plenty of tools to help you be successful in your new management role. Here are a few of my favorites: T he American Management Association – The AMA is a great source for leadership and management training and development. They have seminars and events as well as books and podcasts that cover every imaginable topic. It can be overwhelming.

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10 Questions and Answers for Managers about Praise

Great Leadership By Dan

Praise is one of the most misunderstood, powerful, and underutilized management skills. The following is a reenactment of an actual coaching conversation I had with a manager. Why is it important for managers to praise their employees?

Toyota’s Management History

Deming Institute

To establish simple and effective management systems without being preoccupied by form, paying particular attention to ensuring checks and actions, and rotating the management cycle rapidly. There is still such a long way to go in improving the practice of management.

Join Me for a Conversation on Leading at the Next Level

Next Level Blog

Click here to register online now for the tele-seminar and take a few moments to pose a question you’d like for me to cover during the call.  Register for the Leading at the Next Level Tele-seminar with Scott Eblin on Thursday, October 14 at 2pm ET.

Possibility Maximizer: Management Improvement Carnival

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  This week I have a great management blog carnival to share with you.   Ready to improve your management skills?   Ready to improve your management skills?

Applying W. Edwards Deming’s Ideas in Software Development

Deming Institute

Edwards Deming in Today’s IT, at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar. Poorani explains how the management system drives behavior that is not useful to the organization. The management system creates a punishment mechanism for missing estimates by over 10%. Guest post by John Hunter.

When We Understand Our Work and We are Given the Ability to Improve It – We Will

Deming Institute

Jim Benson’s presentation at our 2015 International Deming Research Seminar explored how to manage the workload better to improve results. Years of top down, Taylorist-style management has given us bit of learned helplessness.

Linda A. Hill: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

She is the faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative and has chaired numerous HBS Executive Education programs, including the Young Presidents Organization’s Presidents’ Seminar and the High Potentials Leadership Program. Uncategorized Becoming a Manager: How New Managers Master the Challenges of Leadership Bryn Mawr College Harvard Business School Kent L. Linda A.

Who Inspires Your Management Thinking and Action?

Curious Cat

This month Bill Troy, ASQ CEO, asked ASQ Influential Voices bloggers : “who influenced or inspired your management thinking and in what ways?” I have written about my management influences in the past: Active Management Improvement Leaders (2006) and Who Influences Your Thinking?

Catch the Next Level Call

Next Level Blog

Deming Institute Workshop Oct 6-8 – Leading With A Systems View

Deming Institute

Aim: Implementing Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge to lead a professionally managed organization. Day Seminar Facilitator of The W. Related: Deming Podcast: Kelly Allan Discussing the 2 1/2 Day Seminar – Deming Seminar in Hong Kong, 12 to 14 June 2014.

Price negotiation: 5+1 ways to win with purchasing managers

Bernd Geropp

I know: It’s sometimes not easy to cope especially with the purchasing managers of large corporations. But watch out: Don’t believe the 3 myths for price negotiations with purchasing managers. Don’t take the procurement manager statements personally.

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The Intellectual Foundation of Modern Improvement

Deming Institute

Don Berwick’s penultimate illustration was discussing his experience at Deming’s 4 day seminar: In 1986 when I went to Deming’s course and I saw the bead game I was in charge of quality.

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Possibility Maximizer: The Management Center Resource Library

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional!  Today I would like to feature a powerful collection of free downloadable tools and resources from The Management Center.

Weekly Round-Up: On Leaders, Change Management, & Collaborative Workplaces

leaderCommunicator

Kets de Vries, Harvard Business Review I had a CEO in one of my leadership coaching seminars recently who seemed to be quite bitter about life. Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts.

Find Online Resources for Learning About Deming’s Ideas on Management

Deming Institute

There are many online resources for those looking to improve the practice of management in their organization in a way consistent with Dr. Deming’s management system.

Transforming Jet-Hot by Viewing the Organization as a System

Deming Institute

Jet-Hot integrates Deming’s system view with their own management or operating system. Permanent employees of Jet-Hot get 80 hours of training on the Deming management system and how it is integrated into all the work at Jet-Hot. Guest post by John Hunter.

The Manager's Guide To HR

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, KS-based author Max Muller , last year released the second edition of his popular book, The Manager''s Guide to HR. The original edition (published in 2009) of The Manager’s Guide to HR provided readers with a plain-English introduction to the regulations, rights, and responsibilities related to hiring and firing, benefits, compensation, documentation, performance evaluations, training, and more.

Teaching Students How to Use Better Management Practices

Curious Cat

I wrote a blog post about critical thinking perhaps being the most important catalyst to successful adoption of continually improvement management practices.

Managing People Effectively - Are You Mismanaging Talent?

Sales Wolf Blog

SHRM - Society for Human Resource Managment Indispensible for the HR Professional! » May 11, 2010 Managing People Effectively - Are You Mismanaging Talent? Apply this logic to managing people effectively.  Managers do mismanage.  Managers do mismanage. 

4 Ways Managers Rob Meaning From Peoples Work

Mike Cardus

Any manager has the ability to make work a joy or miserable. If your manager is great perhaps you are on a project team and that project manager has the ability to make you feel great and want to do more or make you want to stop everything and do as little as possible.

Educate New Managers on Their New Responsibilities

Deming Institute

Far too often companies promote employees into management positions and expect them to fulfill the obligations of their new position without helping prepare them to meet their new responsibilities. Coaching (from a consultant) for new managers can also be very valuable.

Managing the Influences that Govern Our Behavior

Coaching Tip

Here is how you can use those six sources of influence to improve your performance at work and thus secure the promotions/rewards you deserve (from the MIT Sloan Management Review , 2008): 1. Actively develop those skills by attending seminars and reading books to expand your expertise.

How to Book the Right Motivational Speaker

Career Advancement

Joyce, a manager at a fast-growing IT firm, had been tasked with finding the perfect motivational speaker for her company’s training seminar. Do you wish to increase productivity among your employees or to nurture leadership in your management team, for example?

Fix Management Weakness First

Great Leadership By Dan

I've had the opportunity to become a student of the "Topgrading" methodology for talent management. by Brad Smart AMBITIOUS MANAGERS SHOULD WORK HARDER TO FIX THEIR SERIOUS WEAKNESS(ES) THAN TO BUILD ON THEIR STRENGTHS Having assessed and coached 6,500 senior managers, my experience tells me you should ignore the common “wisdom” that people should just work to keep their strengths rather than to try to fix their weaknesses.

Corporate Training for Your Company | 3 Step Plan

Career Advancement

Prior to the corporate training, a good speaker will interview company leaders and key decision-makers as well as seminar participants to understand company dynamics and employee pain points. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”. Benjamin Franklin.

The Manager's Guide To HR Book Gets Timely Update

Eric Jacobson

Overland Park, KS-based author Max Muller , releases the second edition of his popular book, The Manager''s Guide to HR , on August 15. The original edition (published in 2009) of The Manager’s Guide to HR provided readers with a plain-English introduction to the regulations, rights, and responsibilities related to hiring and firing, benefits, compensation, documentation, performance evaluations, training, and more.

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer People Focus - 2010 Management Improvement Carnival Samba Carnival at Helsinki 2009 - Photo by Tanmay Vora Some of my most significant learning in quality and continuous improvement have come from John Hunter’s Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. This year, John invited me to participate in 2010 Annual Management Improvement Carnival , and I was thrilled to host it on this blog.

The Transformed Map of a Recovering Management Accountant

Deming Institute

We call this approach Professional Management, and have developed a system to implement it influenced by Dr. W. Dr. Tom Johnson, an economist and self-described “recovering management accountant,” is well known for his early contributions to the traditional accounting profession.

Sharpen and Supplement: Your Stock of Generational Leadership Power Tools

Lead Change Blog

From managing the many feats involved in cultivating our family’s garden, tending to the rest of the territory, raising children and [.] Posted in Leadership Development It always seems impossible until it’s done.

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