Kai and Zen: 5 Steps to Making Good Change Stick

Change is inevitable and it’s hard, but how you lead it sets the tone for your entire organization. While achieving short-term deliverables is possible using fear as your dominant motivator, the probability of making long-term improvements stick from short-term...

On Being Lean and Mean

For Middle Market CEOs, there is not a dollar to waste in Operations. Waste of any kind, in fact, is the bane of their existence. That’s why lean business principles are ideally suited for Middle Market...

The SMART Way To Define Kaizen Goals And Objectives

What characteristics make for a successful Kaizen event? While a myriad of factors can make or break Kaizen, to create a successful event you must first begin with a strong foundation. The foundation is the fundamental building block upon which everything rests. At...