Author: Thomas West, MBB

/*! elementor - v3.21.0 - 08-05-2024 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px}Current State Mapping: Unveiling the Power of Building a Path to Operational Excellence /*! elementor - v3.21.0 - 08-05-2024 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=".svg"]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} /*! elementor-pro - v3.21.0 - 30-04-2024 */ .elementor-widget-table-of-contents .elementor-toc__header-title{color:var(--header-color)}.elementor-widget-table-of-contents.elementor-toc--collapsed .elementor-toc__toggle-button--collapse,.elementor-widget-table-of-contents:not(.elementor-toc--collapsed) .elementor-toc__toggle-button--expand{display:none}.elementor-widget-table-of-contents...

12 Improvement Tools Everyone Needs to Know The Right Process Improvement Methodologies or Tools Can Make All the Difference. Project Charter Project Charter Project Charter Clarifying the project’s scope and ownership Using a standardized project charter template can help get your project started on the right foot by … ...

Crafting Success:How the Right Improvement Tools Can Transform Your Project's Outcome​ The Foundation of Project ExcellenceEmbarking on a project is like setting sail on an uncharted sea; success depends not only on the crew's skills but also on the tools at their disposal. In the realm...

When it comes to A3 thinking, we all have natural leadership styles for how we solve problems and lead others through change. Through the interactive quiz below, we will ask you a series of questions about how you approach problem-solving. In answering these questions, please...

PARADIGMS OF LEAN LEADERSHIP Leadership paradigm shifts that are crucial for the adoption of a robust continuous improvement culture  Share with your network: Leadership ParadigmsLeadership is key to enabling a robust continuous improvement culture. To achieve this certain paradigm shift in leadership are essential.  Some common shifts...

Governing an Organization's Continuous Improvement Maturity Level Setting projects and the organization's improvement efforts up for success now and into the future.  Share with your network: Understanding An Organization's Project Governance System and Its Role in Maturing the Use of Continuous Improvement What does a governance system do? In the...

Decoupling Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning Share with your network: Decoupling Strategic Thinking from Strategic Planning: Navigating the Path to Innovation Overview In the dynamic landscape of today's business world, the importance of strategic thinking cannot be overstated. Yet, all too often, organizations fall into the trap of conflating...

Project Governance  Setting projects and the organization's improvement efforts up for success. Share with your network: Understanding An Organization's Project Governance System What is Governance? An organization's governance system is the total collection of processes, procedures, and policies that are followed when developing and deploying the organization’s strategic plan. In...

Share with your network: /*! elementor - v3.21.0 - 08-05-2024 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px}Mastering Hoshin Kanri: Unlock Your Organization's Strategic Potential /*! elementor - v3.21.0 - 08-05-2024 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=".svg"]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} /*! elementor - v3.21.0 - 08-05-2024 */ .elementor-column .elementor-spacer-inner{height:var(--spacer-size)}.e-con{--container-widget-width:100%}.e-con-inner>.elementor-widget-spacer,.e-con>.elementor-widget-spacer{width:var(--container-widget-width,var(--spacer-size));--align-self:var(--container-widget-align-self,initial);--flex-shrink:0}.e-con-inner>.elementor-widget-spacer>.elementor-widget-container,.e-con>.elementor-widget-spacer>.elementor-widget-container{height:100%;width:100%}.e-con-inner>.elementor-widget-spacer>.elementor-widget-container>.elementor-spacer,.e-con>.elementor-widget-spacer>.elementor-widget-container>.elementor-spacer{height:100%}.e-con-inner>.elementor-widget-spacer>.elementor-widget-container>.elementor-spacer>.elementor-spacer-inner,.e-con>.elementor-widget-spacer>.elementor-widget-container>.elementor-spacer>.elementor-spacer-inner{height:var(--container-widget-height,var(--spacer-size))}.e-con-inner>.elementor-widget-spacer.elementor-widget-empty,.e-con>.elementor-widget-spacer.elementor-widget-empty{position:relative;min-height:22px;min-width:22px}.e-con-inner>.elementor-widget-spacer.elementor-widget-empty .elementor-widget-empty-icon,.e-con>.elementor-widget-spacer.elementor-widget-empty .elementor-widget-empty-icon{position:absolute;top:0;bottom:0;left:0;right:0;margin:auto;padding:0;width:22px;height:22px} What is Hoshin Kanri? When...

Improvement Nerds Podcast: Episode 40 Episode 40 Leadership speech acts Do you know what Leadership Speech Acts are? I didn't either. But now that I know what they are, you can bet I will be more intentional in using my words to shape the future. Huge thanks to...