Business Execution Excellence: Streamline, Improve, Simplify

Note: This posting is based on my weekly “Thank God It’s Monday” which is offered to help companies thrive!

This week’s focus: business execution

As I have written previously here, companies have over the past 3 years been hunkered down trying to ride out the economic downturn focused primarily on reducing costs while searching for sales.

Millions of people have lost their jobs. Yet, work remains fundamentally unchanged. Businesses haven’t retooled their processes to scale with staffing levels. What needed to happen during this period was to:

  • streamline operations
  • improve processes
  • remove complexity

As Ross Perot once said, “This is like the weird aunt in the basement–everyone knows she’s down there but nobody wants to do anything about it!”

It’s not too late. It’s time to tackle these pesky business execution excellence issues head on. This will help you, your team and your company thrive.

Thought for the week:

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

What do you think? I welcome your blog comments!

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Dave Gardner, Gardner & Associates Consulting

http://www.gardnerandassoc.com

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