Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can!
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Organizations deploy automation technologies as the primary resource in their Business Process Management. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) meant businesses had to succumb to the high-cost, untimely, and unskilled labor in order to remain in operations. Process Automaton.
Results Driven vs Process Driven Leadership
Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog
JUNE 9, 2014
You know,” he replied, “Words like process, perspective and paradigm.”. There were way too many “p” words in this meeting for his comfort … planning … process … people … participation. → Read More: Results Driven vs Process Driven Leadership.
5 Step Delegation Process for Leadership Success
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
The post 5 Step Delegation Process for Leadership Success appeared first on General Leadership. GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “No
PRINCIPLES OVER PROCESS
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Repeatable processes and procedures add great value in stable and predictable times. Principles, not process and procedures, provide the overarching guidance in any situation for making the right decisions and taking the best action. Throwing out standard process and procedures in favor of a handful of powerful but easily remembered principles for managing strategy will soon begin to show improvements in your business results. By Mark Hefner.
Alternative Selection – More Efficient Processes Can Increase Costs
JULY 12, 2016
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.
A Decision-Making Process
MARCH 29, 2017
A sound strategy process comprises four distinct phases : Appraise: What's going on externally and internally? "When they get to own a P&L or become the CEO, in many cases executives are rusty at strategy or have never even been given a set of tools to set strategy," says management consultant Tim Lewko. In "MAKING BIG DECISIONS BETTER" , Lewko provides tools that enable executives to develop a strategy for moving their companies toward greater profitability and market leadership.
Enjoy the Process – 2
MARCH 5, 2012
In 2010, I wrote a post titled “Enjoy the Process”. We rush through the process to see if our efforts are The central idea of the post was: “My point is – if we constantly keep our goal in perspective (and get overwhelmed by it), we become less efficient. Anxiousness (and sometimes fear) kills creativity.
5 Step Process to Take a Dream to Reality
JANUARY 23, 2017
Figuring out how to implement our ideas is the hardest part of the process it seems. This process took several months and numerous meetings. It was a long, difficult process of taking an idea to the product stage, but the deliberate steps made us better in the process.
The Six-Question Process
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
The Six-Question Process for coaching is an approach that I have seen work consistently well with executives. This process has produced measurable change in effectiveness (as evaluated by direct reports) with four CEOs that I have personally coached. If executives view coaching as a complex and time-consuming process, they won’t do it! Fortunately direct reports (at the executive level) seldom want or need coaching to be a time-consuming process.
A Better Way to START your SMART GOAL process
Let's Grow Leaders
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
If you’re really stuck in the creative process, your heart is telling you something. I did, and found myself backward mapping my entrepreneurial journey and found the START before SMART goal process. Goals Process.
Purpose Precedes Process
JANUARY 15, 2012
If process is a vehicle, purpose is the compass. Purpose gives a definite direction to processes. Most system implementation or change initiatives focus enough on the P-P-T – People, process and technology and somewhere along the lines, the focus on purpose blurs. Being “process oriented” is definitely an asset, unless that is the only thing you are focusing on. If you constantly teach/propagate processes to your people, they would comply at the least.
A 3 Step Process to Increase Your Confidence
Let's Grow Leaders
MARCH 4, 2015
A Simple Process To Increase Your Confidence. “Oh the minute they made the announcement, I knew she’d be down on the field,” my husband told my parents over wine and brie. My parents both just smiled. As wacky as it sounded, they weren’t shocked either.
7 Questions to Help Process the Emotion of Fear
JULY 12, 2016
Let me provide some questions to process your fear the next time you are faced with a need. The post 7 Questions to Help Process the Emotion of Fear appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I’ve watched fear keep many people from achieving all God would have them achieve.
On Leadership and People, Process and Production
Linked 2 Leadership
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Regular readers know that I try to help both newcomers and experienced project management practitioners and other leaders to achieve above average results using what they have at their disposal.
The Secret Sauce of Process Improvement
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
A colleague from a different department recently asked me, “When does this process improvement stop?”. Second ingredient in this sauce is involvement of practitioners in defining and implementing improvements/processes. While job of improvement task force is to facilitate improvements, the real improvements should come from people who execute processes – your team members, middle managers, client facing teams and support groups. Processes are tools that make people effective.
7 Suggestions for Processing Pain
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
What’s s great way to process (emotional) pain? The post 7 Suggestions for Processing Pain appeared first on Ron Edmondson. I tweeted recently: We all make a decision how we respond to the pain in our life. It is one of the most important decisions we’ll ever make.
Add Constraints to Processes Carefully
NOVEMBER 23, 2016
Take great care in adding constraints to processes to avoid doing so needlessly. After the case was publicized and there was a great deal of negative publicity on social media the banks modified their process and approved the loan.
Integrating Design Theory & the Scientific Process
OCTOBER 7, 2013
Integrating Design Theory & the Scientific Process. My STEM friends always shudder at the free flowing process of iterating and prototyping. The proof can be found just looking at the scientific process alongside design theory.
5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan
DECEMBER 29, 2014
Here’s a simple, step-by-step process to writing a life plan. The post 5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan appeared first on Ron Edmondson. If you don’t know me, you wouldn’t know that I prefer simple.
Married to Sales – A 10-Step Sales Process
Women on Business
JULY 19, 2015
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The Trademark Application Process Takes Longer Than You Think [Infographic]
Women on Business
JANUARY 14, 2015
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17 Ways Your Strategy Process Will Fail
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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Self Assessment Program Best Practice 8 – Documented Self-Assessment Process
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Documenting the self-assessment process provides the framework necessary to achieve this level of focused execution consistency. Components of a Well-Documented Self-Assessment Process.
Thriving Through Processes
MARCH 15, 2012
Organizations without processes never thrive. Effective and efficient processes create platforms that enable, enhance, and evaluate both individual and organizational performance. What’s your systematic process for achieving breakthroughs, living transparently, or solving problems? Powerful processes: Eliminate drama. Prevent distractions. Focus talent. Instill confidence. Expedite efficiencies. Establish measures. ** John M.
Thriving Through Processes
MARCH 15, 2012
Organizations without processes never thrive. Effective and efficient processes create platforms that enable, enhance, and evaluate both individual and organizational performance. What’s your systematic process for achieving breakthroughs, living transparently, and solving problems, for example? Powerful processes: Eliminate drama. Prevent distractions. Focus talent. Instill confidence. Expedite efficiencies. Establish measures. ** John M.
The Leadership GPS System – Extension Process, Preemptive Crisis Analytics: The New Reality
DECEMBER 1, 2014
The extension process within the Crisis Leadership & Performance-Driven Execution framework’s Leadership GPS System evolves from the new reality in business analytics and organizational design. This effort drives momentum with extraordinary impact and can no longer be dismissive as a right-time decision-making process and organizational behavior. What must we do to engage a new ‘way to play’ and standardization of analytical processes across the organization?
Managing Process Changes and Disruption
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
Two things we know about change: Resistance is our natural reaction to any change that disrupts our current way of working. Things only change when the pain of change is less than the pain of remaining in current state. Ability to foresee, plan and implement change for better alignment to the market and generate better outcomes is a
Stop Getting Lost In The Process
AUGUST 21, 2015
What’s The Process? The process is simple. The process is the journey we take from where we’re at to where we belong. We want our way in the process. Stop Getting Lost In The Process. He shared with us how we can stop getting lost in the process.
Performance Review Process: Needs Improvement
MARCH 31, 2011
Revolution is in the air around the world. People everywhere are fed up with having arbitrary power exercised over them, with impractical limits placed on their everyday actions, with living in constant fear that someone in power will frown at them and destroy their livelihood without warning or objective justification. This global revolution differs [.]. For Executives Leadership Performance Reviews
Agility in Process Improvement Initiatives
OCTOBER 21, 2012
The famous 80:20 rule applies to process improvement initiative as well. In my book #QUALITYtweet , I wrote: #QUALITYtweet The first step of your process improvement journey is to know what really needs improvement. Related Posts at QAspire: - Improvement: Show Them The Results - 7 Steps For Customer Centric Process Improvement - The Secret Sauce of Process Improvement - Great Story: Improvement and Tending the Garden.
Keep Hammering Away and Trust the Process
Great Results Team Building
APRIL 14, 2012
You can read the entire article if you "Trust the Process" and click HERE. This article is published as a guest post on the "HoopsU" Coaching website. Many thanks to Tony Alfonso for sharing it with his audience! Athletic Teambuilding
The Secret to an Efficient Process
Lead Change Blog
OCTOBER 12, 2011
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 [.]
Results vs. Process. Achieving Goals While Improving the Work
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Results without a process is luck. Process without results is waste. How are your processes driving the goals you work to achieve? Created this chart above to examine and make some sense of what happens when we achieve: Results Without A Known Process.
The Process is as Important as the Product: 7 Tips to Manage Both
Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
If they had involved wide representation of management and front-line workers during the earlier planning process, their people would have joined them on the journey from the beginning. 7 tips to manage for both results and process. Remember to have patience with process.
Hacking the Creative Process
AUGUST 16, 2011
While a designer will solve a problem visually, a manager may solve it by developing a new process. If you want to deliver the right idea at the right moment, you must begin the process far upstream from when you need that idea ,” says Todd Henry, author of The Accidental Creative. We can become fascinated by the process and never really accomplish anything. While creativity is associated with artists, creativity is really part of life.
How To Find Your Process For Success
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Every expert out there has a process for success. I want to share with you how I bought into the hype of the process to success. These will help you find your process for success. Question: What’s a process for success that hasn’t worked for you?
Your Life Is A Process
Linked 2 Leadership
JANUARY 5, 2011
Looking back on my life, the word “ process was not even in my vocabulary. In fact, I believe that having a view of life that is built around process is vital if we are going to fulfill our purpose. It has been a process all along, I just never noticed it.
Innovation isn’t a Linear Process
MARCH 29, 2013
Zig Zag grew out of Sawyer’s Explaining Creativity , in which he summarizes all of the research on the creative process and arrives at an 8-stage model that all creativity and innovation efforts move through. Innovation book review burkus creative process creativity innovation sawyer
One Suggestion to Take Stress from the Hiring Process
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The post One Suggestion to Take Stress from the Hiring Process appeared first on Ron Edmondson. There is so much stress involved in hiring the right person for the team. I am a very strategic person. This is especially true when hiring new people to our team.
How to measure the ROI of your process improvement
Chartered Management Institute
MARCH 6, 2012
As with any major change program, measuring the Return on Investment of your process improvement efforts is key for convincing internal stakeholders that what you are doing is worthwhile. So how can you ensure that your process improvement efforts are being tracked effectively?