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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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What is Product Value?

Value is simply “bang-per-buck.” In this case, “bang” is just the number of benefits you are able to enjoy by virtue of purchasing the given product, service, transaction or event. The “buck” is rather self-explanitory. The Nature of Product Value … 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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Why Do Training Programs Fail?

Creating and delivering “sticky” corporate training requires two basic things. First, any attempt to apply the content must bring some type or form of immediate and verifiable financial value to the company. Second, the content must be able to create … Continue reading

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Three Vital Rules for Creating Value

Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. The Way to Business Success In today’s business environment, corporate leaders must be able to create and retain a workforce of world-class leaders whose focus is value-centric, not just profit, cost or quality focused.  … 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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The Path to Success

 Authored By: Mikel J. Harry, Ph.D. Throughout our personal and professional lives, we sometimes feel a compelling need to pursue a dream or achieve a stretch goal for ourselves.  Beyond this, some people must do this for a work team, … Continue reading

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