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In a specialized world, are generalists still needed? Or are they needed more than ever?

How closely do Activities correlate with Results? What factors might affect a correlation between the two?

Tropical Storms Florence and Michael, while having similar rainfall, had one very significant difference. What was it, and how does it apply to business?

When you come across a bug in an application, what's your reaction? Annoyance? Satisfaction? Something else?

Many service providers will refer to the companies and persons they serve as "clients" instead of "customers." What's the difference? Does it make a difference?

When you hire a consultant or other specialist and the deliverable is an intangible, how do you “see” what’s invisible?

Hugh MacLeod of gapingvoid art gave Todd inspiration for this summer's book reviews when he said "Attach emotion to logic and anything is possible" – a common thread in the four books Todd reviews.

Are your "evolved processes" bogging down your productivity? Todd takes a look at how Process Improvements or Technology, or both, may help you turn those evolved processes into "designed processes."

Todd wraps up his discussion on reducing cycle time, improving quality, and lowering costs by discussing factors affecting the "Project Management" and "Process" triangles.

Todd continues his discussion on how you can get "Better – Cheaper – Faster" all at the same time by understanding the link between Cost, Cycle Time, and Quality.

Todd's Review of the 26th Year at Todd Herman & Associates

Todd outlines how you can get "Better – Cheaper – Faster" all at the same time, by describing a concept called "The Process Triangle."

Todd describes his idea of how to develop "Free Range Staff" – Employees who can take an idea, develop and run with it with little or no supervision – as he reviews four books he uses to teach and develop his staff.

What's the difference between "investing" and "spending"? From the perspective of current cash outlays, nothing is different – yet,taking the long view, there's a great deal of difference.

To see how these concepts played out in our project for this client, please visit Improving Pharmacists' Productivity by 400%.

Todd shares how you can identify whether your Information Systems department needs a transformation.

Learn the difference between complex and complicated and find out how your business can address its level of 'complicated.'

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