Performance Driven Management – What Gets Measured Gets Done The great football coach Vince Lombardi once said “Perfection is not attainable, but, if we chase perfection, we can catch EXCELLENCE.” That is the core concept of Performance Driven Management: Continuous improvement and the measurement of that improvement. I am sure you have heard of the […]

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Continuous improvement is not about the things you do well — that’s work. Continuous improvement is about removing the things that get in the way of your work. The headaches, the things that slow you down, that’s what continuous improvement is all about. #LeanConsultant #TheIdeaSmith #improvement #ManufacturingStrategy #TransformYourBusiness

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What is your “surgical strike” strategy to attack ineffective business process? Your inefficiencies ? Your non Productivity methods? Your profit eroding mind set? Don’t have any? You should be talking to the Special Forces Team of The Idea Smith. Let the battle begin. #surgicalstrikes #eliminatewaste www.theideasmith.com

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Who are the leading manufacturers who are adopting lean ? Who are the best Lean Coach for you ? What are the principles of lean management ? What are the benefits of getting lean ? Where can you apply the lean principles in your business ? When should you decide to adopt lean ? When […]

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I’m constantly told by people at all levels that they are so busy, they don’t get the time to breathe or eat – forget Improvement.. My response usually is that you’ll stop being busy either when you die or when your company goes bankrupt. Lean. Mean. And. Everything In Between. The Idea Smith.

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Imagine how it would feel if every time you put your mind to something, YOU GOT IT DONE. You didn’t start and stop. You never got off track. You just finished what you started — no question Do you ever wonder how the most successful people get so much done? When they say, “I’m going […]

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