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Common Questions About the DMAIC Cycle for Improvement


The DMAIC cycle is often called Six Sigma’s roadmap to improvement. It is one of the core tools of the methodology, but organizations also use it as a standalone improvement technique. We have clients in almost every industry, from healthcare to construction, who have achieved quantifiable impact against core business metrics by using the DMAIC approach.

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3 best ways to build psychological safety in the workplace

Idea to Value

I believe that Psychological Safety is one of the most important capabilities a team can have to achieve high innovation performance. Check out the amazing podcast episode with the originator of the concept, Prof Amy Edmondson. To describe it simply: Psychological Safety is a climate where people believe it is possible, expected and valued, that they speak up with relevant ideas, questions, concerns and even mistakes.


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8 Ways to Make Sure Your Leadership Style Isn't Offensive

Entrepreneur - Innovation

These approaches can help ensure you're leading towards success, strengthening your team and fostering innovation.

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Building a Transformational Culture Through Cross-Functional Teams

Cascade Strategy

What would happen if you took away all the people from an organization? It wouldn’t cease to exist, but could it still function? Could it produce results?

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The Best Product Strategy Is a Customer-Facing Portfolio Strategy

Speaker: John Mansour - President, Product Management University

You know that sinking feeling. You’ve come up with a winning product strategy, everyone’s on board and energized, and you’re halfway down the path to execution only to have it submarined by something someone convinced your leadership was more strategic! It’s a scenario that’s all too familiar and it exemplifies one of the biggest struggles with individual product strategies.

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Learn From Others: Three Lessons You Can Apply From Startups To Your Business

Entrepreneur - Innovation

It is essential to leave behind the "it has always been done like this" and nourish yourself with the experiences and learnings of the startup ecosystem.

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11 Timeless Peak Performance Reminders for Leaders

Rmukesh Gupta

This post is inspired by another post by one of the titans of the advertising industry – Kevin Roberts. You can read the original post here. Here are my peak performance reminders for leaders: Start your day with intent. Be humble. Remember that as a leader you are here to serve the cause and the people you lead. Your number one responsibility is to create more leaders worth following.

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How to Use Brain Rewiring to Overcome Blockages

Tullio Siragusa

How to Use Brain Rewiring to Overcome Blockages. Experts have yet to discover the limits of the brain’s abilities. Some believe we may never fully grasp them all. But the data does support the existence of one of its most significant processes: brain-rewiring. It can help your brain relearn, by repairing old pathways or creating new ones. On the recent Rant and Grow podcast, I had a seasoned climber and experienced business mentor who is also a certified brain rewiring coach- none other than Che

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Once Again, Apple Gives Us a Sense of What is to Come


Background to Apple’s latest change . Apple’s iPhone makes up 46.9% of all smartphone users. 1 So when Apple launches its latest phone operating system (IOS) , it has a significant impact. One aspect that makes Apple’s IOS 14.5 special is that it will inform users about device ID tracking and ask them if they want to allow it. . Apple’s announcement In June of 2020 helps us understand this change.

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discovering that your customers always lie to your face


One of my favorite writers is Dan Ariely, who wrote Predictably Irrational and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty. The major theme of both of these books is that humans, in general, cannot really be trusted to be honest about anything really. He provides evidence in both of these books that humans are typically dishonest about… The post discovering that your customers always lie to your face appeared first on hellofuture.

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What If We Become Radically Amazed?


Mid-April, Pemaquid, Me ~ budding begins. I’ve been wondering what habits, patterns, mindsets will remain post-COVID and which will just go away. There is one habit I’m trying to keep and I invite you to make it part of your ‘new norm’ too. It’s the habit of Radical Amazement. What the heck is that, you ask. Well, I shall answer! Rabbi Abraham Joshua Hesche l (one of my all time sages) winsomely said, ““ Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement.get up in the morning and look at the w

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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25 Simple Ways to Free Up Your Innate Creativity

Idea Champions

Most people agree that creativity is a good thing. Accordingly, they want to know how they can become more creative. Makes sense, right? The question, however, is a tricky one, not unlike asking "How can I have a good marriage?" or "How can I become a better human being?" There are hundreds of answers and often different strokes for different folks.