We had a wonderful Breakthrough Conference this year that helped hundreds of middle market managers and CEOs achieve breakthrough execution. In my keynote, I shared that ImageFIRST achieved consistent growth every year for the last 12 years. Many attendees asked me to share more about how they were able to build a high-performance culture to produce great business results and impact the bottom line.
At some point, paper tools, spreadsheets, and even simple software solutions are not enough to run your enterprise. When you reach that inflection point, you need to manage your business growth with a more sophisticated solution. That’s not to say that many of the habits that got you where you are today aren’t still relevant; in fact, the 3 Rockefeller Habits (the Quarterly Rock, the Right Data, and the Right Meeting Rhythms) are important for companies of any size. As your company grows, you just need a better way to track and standardize those habits across the enterprise.
One of the most important components of the Rhythm Systems, the Think-Plan-Do methodology is to implement a planning rhythm that includes the next level of management. Taking Think-Plan-Do to operational teams creates alignment to the company plan and helps each team get focused on the next 90 days. But, how can that help teams that need to work together? How do you get two different operational teams to work together, not only in a positive way, but in a way that produces maximum impact on results and creates synergy between teams?
High performance teams are critical to success in today's fast-paced and ever-changing business environment. In order to remain competitive, it is imperative that organization's create a high performance culture. In order to create a
I previously wrote a blog titled 21 Production KPI Examples to Improve Manufacturing Performance, and many people were interested in learning more about how to measure and improve on-time delivery, one of the specific KPIs I mentioned. I am often asked how to improve on time delivery in manufacturing companies. The on time delivery KPI time as one of their most important Key Performance Indicators as it is directly related to customer satisfaction and repeat orders. So, let’s dig a little deeper into effective ideas to improve on time delivery.