Mission Critical Element

Manufacturing operations can be very complex. Especially in situations where performance is low and many changes are in flux. What was being done yesterday isn’t exactly what we are doing today. How we did something yesterday isn’t exactly how we are doing it today. And both may change, yet again, tomorrow. But, the reality is…

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Be yourself

Be yourself Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:59 PM “I’d rather fail at being myself than succeed at being someone else.” — Andre Gide – – – As difficult as it might be to truly feel this way, if you have tried to be someone you’re not, you know how empty that is. The surprising thing…

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Have We Had This Problem Before?

“Everyday Leader: Priceless leadership principles that connect to everyday life for the everyday leader” by Frank Boudreau – “The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.” —John Foster Dulles, former Secretary of State Without a doubt problems…

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Are You a Lighthouse?

The lighthouse is is such a cool sight to see. Especially today in the time of incredible technology like radar, sonar, satelite, and GPS. We don’t think about lighthouses much anymore but when we see one, at least for me, it brings feeling of comfort. It’s kind of hard to explain but I just love…

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Don’t Get Caught Up In It

“You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” – John Wooden, Coach, UCLA Although sometimes difficult, not letting criticism get to me makes sense. Letting that take root can do a lot of damage. Specifically, it can rob me of confidence and dignity. But…

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To Go Far, Go Deep

“Many will start well. Few will finish well.” — Frank Boudreau There are so many how-to resources today that you can learn how to do virtually anything if you have access to the internet. I mean, how often are you faced with needing to know how to do something you don’t know how to? I’m…

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Are You Giving to Get?

Everyday Leader In today’s fast paced world, we find ourselves prioritizing our to-do list. Many factors come into play while deciding what we will include in our calendars and what we leave off. Chances are work, family activities, and hobbies are in the top 5. And perhaps doing things for others is up there as…

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