Labor in Order to Rest

Labor in order to rest
To all small business owners, salespersons, and managers: Please come to ORDER! Make no mistake, the secret to stress-less success is to LABOR IN ORDER TO REST. To be clear, you must LABOR diligently, purposefully, relentlessly to bring systemic ORDER to your...

A Primitive Printing Proprietorship

Proprietorship
A primitive proprietorship called Tex Lyon’s Printing altered my life’s course; leading to the development of tools for totally systematizing small businesses around the globe. Walking into that very small print shop for the first time at age fourteen; somehow, I knew...

Is Your Business Eating Itself?

The mental picture of a business eating itself is troublesome. For me, bringing to mind a promo poster for JAWS!  Yet it’s a daily occurrence in most companies. Make NO mistake; it’s NOT an uncontrollable disorder, because it is totally preventable. However, when...

Revelation to Revolution in TQM

Revolution in TQM
One of the pioneers, whose revelation for fixing quality issues in production and service, leading to a revolution in TQM (Total Quality Management), was W. Edward Deming. Deming was an educator, lecturer, author, and an internationally renowned consultant. He also...

Throw Down the Gauntlet

Throw Down The Gauntlet
When is enough, ENOUGH?  When will business owners throw down the gauntlet and issue a challenge to their employees? More importantly, a challenge to THEMSELVES. THE CHALLENGE? To defeat the ENEMY of all businesses. The adversary who opposes a clean, peaceful, and...

Your Reasonable Service

Your Reasonable Service
As a business owner, what is your REASONABLE service to clients and employees? Should you deem service to clients MORE important than your employees? You may be surprised to learn, as we were, that serving employees systematically will in turn ensure quality service...

Do The Math – If You Dare!

Do the Math
When business owners hem and haw about fixing the disorganization in their business, we simply tell them, “DO THE MATH!” Think about it. What is the TRUE COST of dumb mistakes, late delivery of products & services, and frustrating workflow miscommunications in...

A Wild Enthusiastic Optimist

Wild Enthusiastic Optimist
How do you become a wild enthusiastic optimist concerning your business? Start by considering! For instance, CONSIDER how many times employees interrupt you by asking for needed instructions to move forward with their job. How often do they ask you where something is...