Project Management

Make People Happy, Cancel Bad Meetings

Meetings are an essential part of business and professional life but can also be a major source of stress and frustration. Bad meetings can be long, unproductive, and wasted time. They can also make people unhappy, so it’s important to cancel those not serving a purpose. Here are some reasons why you should cancel bad meetings and how to do it in a way that makes people happy. In conclusion, cancelling bad meetings is a…

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Lean Manufacturing Problem Solving Process Excellence

The Pareto Rule and Analysis: Understanding the 80/20 Principle

The Pareto rule, also known as the 80/20 principle, is useful for analyzing and improving a wide range of systems, processes, and products. This principle states that 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. This concept can be applied in various areas, including business, finance, and personal life. In business, the Pareto rule is often used to identify the key drivers of revenue, costs, and customer complaints. Organizations can prioritize their efforts…

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Process Excellence

What does SMART stand for?

SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. It is an acronym often used to guide setting goals, objectives or targets. It is a tool that helps to ensure that the objectives set are clear, realistic and attainable. Following the SMART criteria can help ensure that the goals set are clear, realistic and attainable, which will increase the chances of success.

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