Using Weighted Scores Prioritising Technique

When you are faced with many alternatives, it can often be very hard to choose between them. They will be strong on some things and weak on others; but hardly ever the same things. The sort of problem you face when choosing a car or a new staff member for example.  A quick and effective way to work through such a maze is to use a Weights and Scores technique described below.  Yellow Belt

How to do a Tuneup and Improve Website Speed

Increasingly, your website is becoming an essential marketing tool and can often be a major sales tool as well.  Learn how to tuneup your website. When you designed your website, it probably represented the “state of the art” in your mind.  Over time, you will have fresh insights into what works, your competition on the search pages will change and your product emphasis may change.  Periodic tuning can keep your website healthy and doing its job.  This menu provides a list of activities to get more out of your website.  Yellow Belt

The Amazing 80/20 Rule Tool Introduction

Would you be interested in knowing a way to increase your business by 16 times!  Got your attention?  The following material gives an insight into how this is possible.

SM5.0 Theory of Constraint (TOC) Find Remove Bottleneck

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The Theory of Constraints (TOC) is an important optimising technique that focuses on improving the throughput of work at the (usually) single bottleneck or constraint in the workflow.  

This Skills Module draws together a number of the 12Faces articles on the subject.  One research project demonstrated that 89% of improvement in a manufacturing business came from the application of TOC. Yellow Belt.  button LMS subscribe

How to Choose Professional Advisors

You might be inclined to think professionals – doctors, accountants, lawyers – are pretty much the same in quality but that is not the case.  Yellow Belt

Business Tutoring For Better Profit

Want to Grow your Profit? Like some advice along the way? The 12Faces Business Tutoring for Better Profit pairs you up with your personal small and medium business specialist business tutor to get you focused on what really counts in your business. Just like an academic or music tutor, we can’t do your job for you […]

How to Use 5 Whys Problem Solving Technique

Five Whys and its sister Five Hows is a brainstorming tool that drives you to the reasons behind something happening when it is not obvious (5 Whys problem solving) or a desired outcome (5 Hows strategy). 

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Introducing Business Diagnostics (NID46)

The following is a Transcript of the Video and Podcast on these buttons Introducing Business Diagnostics Video Business Diagnostics Intro Podcast NID46 Business Diagnostics Try your own Business Diagnostic – Click this Link Every business has niggling issues that the managers would like to fix, but we’re not sure how. 12Faces has a business diagnostic […]

Cost of Over and Under Stocking

In a manufacturing or retail environment, having too much inventory of products your customers don’t want and/or too little inventory on hand of what products your customers do want will cost you money and, consequently, profit.  Many service businesses also have inventory even if it is items like stationary incidental to their main operation.  This article  shows you why under and over stocking costs and how to reduce the damage.

How to use the Search Engine Marketing Channel

If you have a website, it can act as a passive marketing tool for you by drawing people to your site via search engines like Google. 

Once there, you can encourage them to engage with you further. The process of getting eyeballs to your website via search engines is known as “Search Engine Optimisation” or most commonly as “SEO”

There is a vast amount of information on this and a thriving industry of consultants.  Whether you do your own SEO or hire a consultant, you will benefit from knowing the basics of SEO

We have brought several resources together here.  Yellow Belt

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