This session will provide a background on how lean thinking and tools can help safety and any HR function. Following the teachings of W. Edwards Deming, Toyota created a production system, now commonly referred to as lean production. What is not well understood is that “lean” works in any office and business, regardless of size. Whether healthcare, small enterprise, food service, or non – profit, “lean” can help improve teamwork, culture and drive continuous improvement, but only if we go back to basics and strip away the mystery that this thinking is only for the manufacturing floor. Participants in the session will gain new insight into both “how” and “why” standards should be developed.
Leadership is the most overanalyzed, thoroughly dissected, and utterly confused topic in business. The expectations that leaders are held to have become so inflated that practically no one can categorically quality as a “leader” anymore. Leaders are expected to be bold and calculated, passionate and reasonable, rational
and emotional, confident and humble, driven and patient, strategic and tactical, competitive and cooperative, principled and flexible. Of course, it is possible to be all of those things…if you’re
The problem is that the ever-growing and ever-changing list of leadership criteria causes people to opt-out of the chance to lead. And those who do choose to lead doubt themselves.
Open-door Leadership involves aligning the needs of the organization with the career aspirations of the people you lead. People and organizations grow and develop when they intentionally pursue goals and challenges that stretch their skills and test their mettle.
“Awaken the Sleeping Giants” poignantly speaks to the pivotal role HR plays at this crucial time. Through a deeper understanding of the upcoming talent shortage and its future implications, HR will be compelled to claim their place at the boardroom table. It will mean partaking in company direction, strategy and equipping the corporate culture with the “Attraction Factor”. HR will have to “stand in the gap” to create a sea-change in thinking, new levels of conscious intention and developing company culture by design rather than by default.
This powerful talk is a must-attend for HR Professionals interested in their organization’s survival.
Do you ever wonder how the most successful organizations establish their position at the top? The secret behind every successful organization are the leaders! To achieve this level of success, individuals who follow the 10 critical steps to becoming a magnetic leader will have their organization on track to be the best it can be. Magnetic leaders understand themselves, their organization and their employees, they encourage innovation and creativity, they have great engagement techniques, and establish a culture that is hard to replicate. Attend this session to discover the 10 critical steps to becoming a magnetic leader within your organization!
Workplace grief costs U.S. businesses billions of dollars a year in reduced productivity and increased errors and accidents, yet the word grief rarely shows up in reports. In The Hidden Annual Cost of Grief in America’s Workplace 2003 report, the keyword in the title of this report is the word "hidden." It is just that factor that has caused the problem to escalate to now unimaginable proportions and it is the essential reason that it is getting worse rather than better. In this presentation we will address the definition of grief, the grief/workplace connection, the cost of "presenteeism" to corporations and we will discover how managers and other employees can support coworkers who have experienced personal loss.