Category Archives for "Productivity"

What is a “People System”?

When a client asks me what the ‘magic pill’ is for business success, I have to respond by saying “people”.  It’s not just employees, though. This includes all of your constituents – staff, vendors, customers, partners, suppliers, … But when I refer to people systems, I am referring to employees.  I’ve outlined the 7 components […]

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Have you Sharpened your Saw Lately?

Stephen Covey tells the story of a man who was walking through a forest when he came across a frustrated lumberjack.  The lumberjack was trying to cut down a tree and was swearing and cursing as he labored in vain. “What’s the problem?”  The man asked. “My saw’s blunt and won’t cut the tree properly.”  The […]

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