There is a path that if diligently followed will maximize organizational value. These steps must be followed in sequence to be successful.

One Man’s Opinion of the Six Step Process – A Follow-up

A follow-up to a book report published in July 2013: One Man’s Opinion of the Six Step Process Faithful readers will recall that back in July, I received a “book report” from a sales executive I happened to meet on an airplane.  By the time we landed in Chicago, my new colleague was most interested […]

Continuous Improvement — Know It When You See It!

By embracing the Six Step Process, organizations learn how to create excellence to the point that it can become self sustaining. Now, it is just a matter of time until they achieve their value maximization objective. It is inevitable.

Implementing the Plan

The plan is not about creating change. It’s about creating excellence. The change occurs as we learn to find and eliminate the waste and mediocrity that precludes excellence. Focus on execution. The change needed to sustain it will result.

Creating the Plan

Excellence is the absence of mediocrity. Therefore, your objective is finding and eliminating it from the drivers of organizational value.

Practice Principled Leadership

Organizations reflect their leadership. They cannot perform at a higher or more credible level than the capability and integrity of those in lead.

Create a Values Based Community

A successful institution reflects a culture whose values can sustain it over long periods of time: integrity, teamwork, respect, and responsibility.

Understand the Fundamentals of Change

The negative reaction to change is predictable and consistent due to human nature. Change is high risk and we are wired by nature to resist it.

The Six Step Process to Organizational Excellence

There is a path that if diligently followed will maximize organizational value.
Step One: Understand the Fundamentals of Change.