The practice of mindfulness meditation is gaining popularity in the business world. It's gained interest because it changes the wiring and makeup of our brains; allowing us to better manage stress and anxiety. A few years a go I experienced severe…

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As you know, the rate of change is increasing as technological advances sparked by innovation create new and better products.  These four new innovations have broad application and an ability to truly transform our lives. 1.    Collaborative Innovation—Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence…

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Leading companies are changing the way that they are doing things in response to competitive pressures and advances in technology.  Here are some of the areas that are experiencing change. Corporate Culture Less focus on hierarchical reporting, more on teamwork.…

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What if you don’t have 3 days to complete a full strategic plan? How can you still get a good quality strategic plan when you only have a day or a day and half for planning? The planning process I’m…

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  “If we don’t measure what we’re doing, we’ll never know the outcome of our actions.” - Michael Stanleigh It’s pretty much a standard practice to apply measurement in quality management. For example, we apply measurement of quality work processes…

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Apply strategic thinking to create a business strategy that is coherent, unifying and strategically advantageous. What is Strategic Thinking? Strategic Thinking is a comprehensive planning model that covers innovation, strategic planning and operational planning. It is a process that applies…

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Solving today’s productivity puzzle is the key to countering the big challenges facing many organizations including an aging workforce, strained government budgets, inequality and threats to the environment. “Productivity is the ultimate engine of growth in the global economy” said…

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To effectively measure your organization’s performance you need to eliminate a “silo” approach to measurement and measure the right things.  Measuring performance is a vital part of monitoring an organization’s progress. It comprises measuring the actual performance outcomes or results…

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Overview Creating a Project Management Centre of Excellence is the driving force that takes an organization forward to realize their project management mandate. It encompasses the process of creating a strategy for project management, re-shaping the culture to be more…

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An Innovation Centre of Excellence is a business unit that touches the entire organization; collaborating with departments to foster a culture of innovation and establishing internal processes to sustain it. Many organizations that we deal with globally speak well of…

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