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Raising the Bar with MindPro Lean Six Sigma Training

Dr. Harry first revolutionized business with Six Sigma. Now he has revolutionized Six Sigma with MindPro.   In the past, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training was generally offered in a classroom environment, where individuals would need to be taken … Continue reading

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Six Sigma vs. Innovation

Authored by Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. When it comes to innovation, like improvement, there are two basic types; namely, breakthrough and incremental. While breakthrough innovations are great, they don’t happen every day; however, incremental innovations can be realized every day … Continue reading

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Business Change is not the Occassional Clash of Cymbals, its Now the Melody

In today’s fluid business environment, leaders must have the freedom, knowledge and tools to continually improvise and adapt to changing conditions. In this sense, change is not the occasional clash of cymbals, it’s the melody. To illustrate the profoundness of … Continue reading

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Do You Want a Quality Business or Be in the Business of Quality?

Personally speaking, I find that by defining the idea of quality in a conventional way (conformance to standards) serves no end other than to set a negative mindset.  For example, its well known that when people mention the word “quality,” … Continue reading

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The Creed of Six Sigma

Authored By Dr. Mikel J. Harry We are in business to make money We make money by satisfying needs We are able to satisfy needs by doing Every need/do pair is an interaction The aim of customer focus is to … Continue reading

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Seven Golden Rules of Business

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction Just like with big business, in small business we seek to build value-centric relationships.  In many cases, the nature of that business is often time-sensitive, yet the transaction must move forward in a … Continue reading

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A Basic Primer on the Subject of Complexity

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Introduction The study of complexity can be a very enlightening endeavor.  Throughout the literature, the idea of complexity is often framed as somewhat of a paradox.  Along these lines, the Bonini’s Paradox, named after … Continue reading

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