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How personal productivity can be improved through process improvement and technology.

Want to up Your Teams Creativity?

Want to up Your Teams Creativity?

Spurring creativity in teams can be very challenging, but could also be the difference between a successful team and an unsuccessful one. Goals to increase team creativity include: the connection between creativity and innovation, five factors for creative teams, brainstorming, Discussion 66, anonymous idea generation, and visioning, importance of diversity in team creativity, techniques for prototyping new ideas, how to overcome creative barriers for teams and organizations, and ways to make teams and organizations more open to creativity and innovation….

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Is Process Improvement Valuable In Our Personal Life?

Is Process Improvement Valuable In Our Personal Life?

I have conducted organizational process improvement for over 25 years. In this work, I have used methods such as Total Quality Management, Business Process Management, LEAN, Six Sigma, and Friction>Less™.  These methods provide a way to help organizations improve efficiency, quality, and service. So as we plan for the new year, I have to ask the question. Can we use process improvement methods in our personal life? In reflecting upon this question, here are key concepts, I believe, can help eliminate what is unnecessary,…

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