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How to Manage Tough Times For Business

Is your business facing tough times?  Are you facing the choice to fix the problem or exit the marketplace? Let’s look at some alternatives here. Yellow belt.

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C2.0 Business Optimisation in 100 Days (Optimise100)

What is Business Optimisation 100?Over time, your business will have accumulated wasteful habits, pricing and costs that will act as a drag on its Profitability; just like barnacles slow down a boat!  Your goal is Sustainable Business Growth so it makes perfect sense to scrape off these "barnacles" rather than waste...

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LB4: Getting Stuff Done When There is Lots

As a business manager, there is always more to be done than you possibly have time for.  If you want to work reasonable hours and have a life outside the business, you will have to prioritise what you do.  This article describes several techniques that can help you reduce the...

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Take Advantage of Agile / Scrum / Kanban to Increase Productivity

In a smaller business there is always plenty to do and many demands on a managers most limited resource; time.  Often the owners time is the major bottleneck on the growth of the business (see the introductory article to Theory of Constraints).  Plenty of other businesses have struggled with prioritising time...

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SM4.0 Business Efficiency: Waste Reduction Introduction

Eight Types of Waste The well-known Toyota car company identified seven types of waste that had an impact on Productivity and Profit.  An eighth has been added more recently.  By gradually reducing these wastes, you can improve the Productivity and Profit of your business.  In Japanese, this is referred to as reducing "muda" (pronounced Moo-da).  This article discusses how...

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