October 2015 Blog Posts (29)

TLS Continuum Part 24: I want it and I want it now

A common misconception among many managers is that continuous process improvement will happen overnight. It just does not happen that way. The implementation of the TLS Continuum and continuous process improvement demands and even requires that we create a new corporate normal. This new normal creates a new corporate culture, which can be dramatically different from what your organization is accustomed to.

Our goal then must become looking at the entire organization and looking at…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 30, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Targeted sales and marketing

In advertising and marketing you have a choice. You can paint a broad brush or you can go for the sale.

Larson & Associates does targeted sales and marketing to go out and get you customers, not fluff advertising to let people know you exist.

We don't mess around but work to get you customers, period end of story.

Want to know more? Call or email me at:

Larson & Associates

847-991-1294

howard@larsonassociates.ws…

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Added by Howard Larson on October 29, 2015 at 12:01pm — No Comments

#faithANdparachute

INTELLIGENT faith is putting on a parachute BEFORE jumping out of the plane.  FOOLISH faith is believing that faith is all you need at 12,500 feet... #faithANdparachute

Added by Vincent Wright on October 22, 2015 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Change can be good!!!!

Change, one of the scariest words in the English dictionary, also one of the most exciting, and perhaps one of the most important. Change means - to become different, or make something or somebody different. READ…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 22, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Executing Bad Behavior

Do you know you can execute bad behavior?  Not just in the sense of DOING bad behavior. But, in the sense of KILLING bad behavior.  If you're guilty of a BAD behavior,EXECUTE THAT!

Added by Vincent Wright on October 20, 2015 at 1:48pm — No Comments

STUNNED...

Stunned by Her Passing:

Tamara R Pearlman

We can't keep in touch every day with all the people we're connected to but, what an odd, odd lesson we learn when we learn one passed…

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Added by Vincent Wright on October 20, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Hope is a TOOL to USE...

Hope isn't just a thing to have. Hope is a TOOL to USE... (IF you don't think hope is a tool, try doing ANY work without hope...)

Added by Vincent Wright on October 17, 2015 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Community Advertising Page

Community Advertising Page

As a valued member of Brandergy.com, you're encouraged to share news about your company, site, products, and services here on the Community Advertising Page ( …

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Added by Vincent Wright on October 17, 2015 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

When Disaster Strikes

Effects of Disastrous Impacts on Business Operations Can Be Mitigated

 

The recent flooding in South Carolina reminded me that many businesses do not take the time to adequately plan and prepare for when there is a significant disruption to normal operations.  This result should come as no surprise as disastrous interruptions have a low probability of…

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Added by Henry Schneider on October 17, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Part 4 of the ever expanding staffing function!!!



So this is part 4 the end.

Over the last few weeks I have posted allot of info about the 3 models. I posted roles, responsibilities, positive and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 15, 2015 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Freedom is like water...

Freedom is like water, like air: it means most when you take time to savor it... especially after yearning and yearning and yearning for it.

Added by Vincent Wright on October 13, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 23: What is my role here?

Congratulations you have made it to that corner office. Now comes the hard stuff. What really is your role within the organization? What are the organization expectations now you have reached this level of your career ladder? The role of senior leaders within our organizations is dramatically changing and to be successful you need to likewise change. You need to change from being a manager to a coach. The purpose of this post is to explore the two roles and their impact on the…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 12, 2015 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Part 3 of the ever expanding staffing function!!!

Part 3 of the ever expanding staffing function!!!

So this is part 3 of the series or in reality it…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 8, 2015 at 6:53pm — No Comments

I. W.O.N.

I.

W.O.N.

  1. Did you wash your face, today?
  2. Did you shower, today?
  3. Did you wash your hair, today?
  4. Did you brush your teeth, today?
  5. Did you clean your home, today?

Likewise with yesterday?  (Did you clean the important things needing to be cleaned, yesterday?)

Likewise with tomorrow? (WILL you clean the important things needing to be cleaned,…

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Added by Vincent Wright on October 8, 2015 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Sadness is not a business tool...

You cannot possibly become sad enough to become successful.  So, why EVER turn to sadness to seek what you want? #UP! #ThinkAboutIt

Added by Vincent Wright on October 7, 2015 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Ellen Levinas I knew about this before, but never had the time to play with it.  This is a neat tool, I just began my tag board but I definitely see the potential! #certifiedmva, #tagboard, #Hashtags, #tips, #tric…

I knew about this before, but never had the time to play with it.  This is a neat tool, I just began my tag board but I definitely see the potential! #certifiedmva, #tagboard, #Hashtags, #tips, #tricks, #socialmedia, #tools…

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Added by Ellen Levinas on October 7, 2015 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Organization Optimization Questionnaire

I recently read a very interesting LinkedIn article that listed the following questions when you are in a discussion with Executive Management.  The answers to these questions could lead to some YEScipes!

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-do-i-need-consultant-matthew-habuda

1: What is the greatest profit, success, or culture generating behavior that you do?…

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Added by Henry Schneider on October 7, 2015 at 5:41pm — No Comments

TATTOO: The Ability To Teach Others Optimism

What greater "tattoo" can you have ... indeed, what greater ability can you have than "the ability to teach others optimism"?

TATTOO:

The Ability To Teach Others Optimism…

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Added by Vincent Wright on October 7, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

The Trouble Between Readers and Thinkers

Reader: "Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.  Seriously, Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. "

Thinker: "But, as expressed, "Blah, blah, blah,…

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Added by Vincent Wright on October 6, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ellen Levinas 199 Social Media Tips & Tricks

 

Interested in Tips & Tricks?  I always am!  Just in time for Halloween, but these are real. :)  Check out …

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Added by Ellen Levinas on October 4, 2015 at 9:09pm — No Comments

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