The Post-pandemic Operating Model

With the economy slowly re-opening, businesses are rapidly reviewing the health safety guidelines they need to follow. The decisions business leaders make and the procedures to be put in place will be critical to the well-being of their customers and employees. The last thing anyone wants to see is chaos… [More]

Adapting to Fast Changing Business Landscape

The coronavirus pandemic has put many business’s operations to the test. The evolving situation poses unexpected demands on areas that require rapid adaptation. This includes customer service, production, service delivery, backend support systems, and many more.  The operational impacts are far reaching with physical distancing adding another layer of challenge… [More]

Does Your Business Have the Flexibility to Cope During Uncertain Times?

The evolving situation with the outbreak of COVID-19 could be impacting your business in a great way. Observing the guidelines from health authorities on preventative measures is everyone’s responsibility to minimize the spread. From sourcing to delivery of goods and services, you could face hurdles. How prepared is your business… [More]

Would You Let Poor Processes Put the Business in Peril?

The need for sound processes increases with the size of a business. Businesses with consistent and congruent processes are able to provide excellent customer service, deliver high quality products and services, and they have a strong foundation for profitable growth. From a startup to a multi-national enterprise, effective processes play… [More]

How to Overcome Top 5 Operational Excellence Challenges

Customer expectations and competition continue to exert pressures on businesses to strive for operational excellence. Despite a familiar topic for executives and senior leaders, there is still ample room to grow and excel in creating exceptional customer value through operational excellence. A recent survey conducted by Proqis on the Global… [More]

How Consistency Improves Productivity

Everyone starts with the same 24-hour day every day all year round. You can’t make more time, but you can steal time from tasks that demand less of it. In fact, you could free up time when productivity improves. This means that the better you are with execution, you are… [More]

How to Align Roles and Responsibilities of Employees

Business operations change with the dynamic business environment. As a result, job roles and responsibilities are subject to constant adjustments in order to accommodate the new demands. Businesses often handle the changing needs in an adhoc manner. When a new initiative requires specific expertise from an area, the manager assigns… [More]

Do Your Operations Need to be Re-optimized?

Dining out is a great way to have a relaxing evening with friends. There are no cooking and no mess to clean up afterward. My expectations are no different from others who love dining out: good food and service. Last week’s experience at a local restaurant was a test for… [More]

3 Ways to Accelerate Business Success with Customer Feedback

As part of the strategic planning process, I conduct customer interviews to gather feedback on satisfaction with the products and services delivered, key success factors and future positioning of a business. The conversations are revealing. Customers are delighted to be consulted. They are open to share how they utilize the… [More]

Simple Tasks that Delight Your Customers

On a recent vacation to Quebec City, I goofed big time in misreading the departure time for the return flight home. The department time was 5:00. For whatever reason, I thought it was 5:00 pm. Around 3:00 pm, I strolled leisurely to print the boarding pass at the airport. The… [More]

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