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Quality Mindset

Quality Mindset

Essential to implementing a quality management system is training your leaders and your teams in how they contribute to the quality output of your organisation. Even if they are not customer facing, they all have a part to play, and need a quality mindset.

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Trust

Trust

Is trust relevant in your business? There are many ways to build trust. Team members respond when shared the strategic direction of the company, and understanding how they play a part in it.

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Objectives for ISO Certification

Objectives for ISO Certification

If your company has ISO9001 certification you may have struggled to set mandatory quality objectives. All too often a business throws together some objectives for the purpose of getting the certificate, without really wanting to achieve them. This is known as the ‘set and forget’...

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Continual Improvement

Continual Improvement

What do you think when you hear the words continual improvement? Perhaps you think slow and steady, or maybe it is a constant drive for betterment? The reason I called my company Improve Consulting was that I wanted to help people improve the way they do business. Now implementing ISO...

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Goal!

Goal!

The winter soccer season is over, but I am happy to announce the summer futsal season starts this week. I am really looking forward to playing with my summer team again, as we come together with the same attitude of fair play and a common desire to win. If one of us was not as committed...

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The Wobbles

The Wobbles

Do you ever feel like you or your business has a case of the wobbles? Turns out it might not be such a bad thing. Recently my Pilates instructor told me not to stop an exercise when I get the wobbles. Rather the wobbles was just an indication that my body had to learn to activate some of...

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Too Busy to Plan

Too Busy to Plan

Are you too busy to plan? Are you and your team spending all your time trying to keep your heads above water? Being busy is not necessarily a good measure of productivity. If you are too busy to set goals or objectives, then how can you measure achievement? You might believe increased...

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Pivot Objectives

Pivot Objectives

A friend of mine is renowned for talking in metaphors, and his most recent resonated deeply with me, as this global pandemic rises for it’s second wave in Victoria and NSW, and the Olympics are postponed until next year. He compared his company to a body builder who trains for a...

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