Featured Success Story: Bazz Houston Project Team

Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Opportunity These are words that appear on the shirts and walls at Bazz Houston, and these are words the company and its associates live by. Bazz Houston International (BHI) is a successful, innovative metal-forming contract manufacturer in Garden Grove, CA with a facility also in Mexico. BHI has been working[…]

Managing time for amazing results

Manage Your Time for Amazing Results! 9 Tips and Tactics.

Do you produce amazing results? 9 Tips and Tactics We all have the same number of minutes in the day as the Pope, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.  Are you using those minutes to create amazing results personally and professionally? Focusing can create incredible results.  Not focusing – procrastinating, reacting, distractions – results in very[…]

Crafting a strategy for sales team success

Featured Success Story: Creating a Strategy for Sales Team Member Success

Kevin  Kevin is Parts Manager at a leading trucking products and services company.  He used techniques from “10 Ways to Increase Morale and Motivation” to craft an improvement strategy for one of his sales team. Diagnosing the problem The sales team member was underperforming compared to his colleagues.  Kevin met with him to understand what[…]

Innovation & Change

What You Can Do to Inspire Innovation

Any successful business must be able to come up with new ideas and ways to implement them, in order to keep operations, products and services fresh. Innovation is about improving something that has come before. Innovation increases efficiency, convenience and effectiveness, and companies who innovate best have the best chance of success. Three barriers to[…]

Multigenerational Leadership

Multigenerational Leadership: What You Need to Know

What’s the big deal about Multigenerational Leadership? You may have been wondering why Multigenerational Leadership has become such a hot management topic lately.  It’s because we have a Multigenerational Workforce like we never had before.  It used to be that we’d have two or three generations in the workforce – but today you may be[…]

Featured Success Story: Increasing Ownership to Reduce Fulfillment Mistakes

Devon O’Donnell Devon is Director of Operations at Eye/Comm, the premier full service communications company headquartered in Santee.  He had a challenge in that his fulfillment department was regularly making mistakes, resulting in unhappy customers and/or rushed shipping charges. Fixing the problem Devon evaluated both members of the fulfillment team and identified their strengths and[…]

Audience listening to memorable communication

Featured Success Story: Memorable communication for maximum results

Sarah Salyer Sarah is Quality Control Manager at FOX Factory, the top company in design and development of high performance shock absorbers. She used some tips from Andy Bounds to ensure her communications are remembered long after she makes them.  Consciously making messages memorable… Sarah comments that she prefers to communicate and listen to messages[…]

Solving workplace conflict

Dealing with workplace conflict – the right way!

According to Forbes, a typical manager spends 25-40% of their time dealing with conflict.  I’m not sure who Forbes was polling, but it can’t have been any of our clients!  However an oft-quoted study from CPP Global that feels closer to home finds that 89% of employees have experienced a workplace conflict that escalated, 67% have[…]

vision and mission

Featured Success Story: A Vision and Mission the Whole Team Believes In

 Melinda Lehman Melinda is CEO of Puchlik Design Associates, the award-winning architectural firm that specializes in Healthcare Institutions, Higher Education and Senior Living.  The firm itself opened in Pasadena 60 years ago and was a founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects. Melinda recognizes the importance of having clear vision, mission, values goals and[…]