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Entries from August 2009

You Want to Listen Effectively? Here’s What It’s Going to Take

August 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on You Want to Listen Effectively? Here’s What It’s Going to Take · Uncategorized

The average person can speak at the rate of 160 to 200 words per minute. The average mind is capable of processing at least four or five times as many words in that same period of time. What significance does this have when it comes to listening? Plenty!! It means that our thinking can get […]

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Lean Purchasing and What It Can Mean to You and Your Company

August 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Lean Purchasing and What It Can Mean to You and Your Company · Uncategorized

As a national average, 60% of the cost to manufacture is attributable to purchased materials.  If the purchasing function controls over 60% of the costs in a product, then resources and talent must be focused on this function if the business is to stay healthy. What should be emphasized is the establishment of business relationships […]

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The Entrepreneurial Employee: Part II

August 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The Entrepreneurial Employee™ By Jim Altfeld Part II Premise: First and foremost, The Entrepreneurial Employee ain’t you! What is meant by that is that the Entrepreneurial Employee may often “think” about leaving and striking out on their own, but they won’t. Why? Because as was stated in Part I, they lack the following: A. The […]

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