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Author name: Sheena Aranas

The Most Effective Way to Minimize Downtime in Manufacturing is…

The Most Effective Way to Minimize Downtime in Manufacturing is… #1 Do Not Plan for It: Sounds obvious but it’s NOT.…  Too often management fails to assign enough work for their employees.  They tend to underestimate how much work someone can actually achieve when completely focused and working against the clock.  In some cases, employees …

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Quick Insight: Effective Business Strategy! 

Quick Insight: Effective Business Strategy! After reading hundreds of business strategy articles and biographies of many successful people I have concluded that the best strategy that serves many great leaders is actually straightforward:   Select the right team Challenge your team to develop an aggressive but S.M.A.R.T Plan of Action Provide the right setting and …

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Trust but Verify: How the Truth can be Eroded at Every Layer of Management

It’s true that some leaders live in the clouds of management and their view of the ground (aka production floor) is often blurry and distorted.  Perhaps they are missing the red flags being waived as a project falls behind schedule, perhaps they can’t hear the S.O.S cries from employees needing more direction.  Either way, problems …

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Job seekers and Employers are equally frustrated! We hear it every day: “We can’t find good employees” and “I can’t get a good job”.  Apparently, there is an undeniable gap between what employers are looking for and what they really need. The most common misconception is that employers need to fill a vacancy with someone …

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5 Quick and Easy Ways to Help Your Suppliers Better Support You

We recently had the pleasure of attending a Marine Machines Association (MMA) event that was graciously hosted by Electric Boat.  This informational was greatly attended, as it covered various challenges that the Navy, Shipbuilders, and the Supply Base are facing. Terminology often associated with these issues include: Schedule Attainment, Workforce Development, Suppliers & Supply Chain …

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