November 10, 2020

How Do You Give Employees Recognition?

Relationship with your employees requires constant nurturing requiring you to answer the question: How do you give employees recognition? You have to recognize their work and deliver praise whenever you can. Once you establish that form of connection, it will be easier to motivate them and keep them by your side.
July 30, 2015

What Is Lean Product Development?

I like to think that you can apply lean to anything, and product development is no exception. Yet, product development is different than manufacturing, so the application of lean is different.  Manufacturing is about reducing variability to zero to create exact replicas. Product development is about increasing variability enough to overcome your barriers to greatness – i.e. thinking outside the box. Design is the opposite of manufacturing in the application of lean. So, what is lean product development?