Safety. From the head and the heart

21 May 2018 Strategy

On April 20th, I have the honor of representing my organization in an open panel discussion with esteemed colleagues from some of the largest global brands. The topic of conversation won’t be centered on the monetization of big data, managing asset efficiency or any of the other “sexy” topics of the month.

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Lean startup expertise to effectively guide entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs through launch and growth acceleration.

Starting a new enterprise is a rewarding but tumultuous experience. The journey is riddled with uncertainty, hidden pitfalls, competitors, and grueling hard work. All of this is compounded by the fact that very few startups or small businesses have the infinite amount of experience, time, human capital or capital to weather all of the potential storms that lie in wait. In today’s business landscape, developing the right product or service is not the only parameter for success. Perhaps equally as important is the timing to market and ability to adapt to market forces.

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Is your company serious about innovation?

21 May 2018 Innovation

Having a successful innovation program is more than just simply crowdsourcing ideas, more than a sophisticated tool to manage it, and it’s more than throwing money at something and expecting great things to happen. It’s more than process improvement and it’s more than simply trying to squeeze money out of a mature process or product. Innovation is different…It looks different, feels different, acts different, and sounds different.

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How Extra Office Safety Can Boost Work Productivity

11 May 2018 Uncategorized

We know all business managers would love to be able to cut their costs and expenses and boost their revenues as often as possible. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, and it requires hard work, perspiration, inspiration, and a stroke of genius from time to time.

But how does investing in enhanced office safety measures to increase your business productivity sound? Like a complete nightmare you don't want to hear anything else about? Well, you wouldn't be the only business manger to have this reaction! The truth is there are quite a few studies that will tell you that it is possible to increase productivity once the degree of safety at the workplace also goes up.

A Safe Workplace Will Minimize Your Downtime

  • No one wants to see their employees waste precious time at the job simply because they are incapable of resuming their activity because of a safety concern. A key getting lost or someone breaking into the their storage room could put your entire manufacturing activity on hold. Having items or machinery stolen from you will most certainly put you in an almost impossible situation where you can no longer continue to produce your goods.

  • The more downtime you can reduce, the better off your productivity levels will be. As for an office workplace, you can think in terms of IT infrastructure.

  • Having your employees or workers suffer any kind of accident or injury will cause them to become less reliable and able to perform their duties.

  • The safer your work environment, and the harder it is for potential intruders, vandals, or burglars to get in, the better. Your employees will feel more peace of mind knowing they are well protected against this type of physical security threats.

  • Take a look at a few locksmith rates for commercial services in town and see exactly what they can help you with. A reliable Whitlock with lots of experience in the field could help you assess the state of your current locks and padlocks on your doors, windows, drawers, safes, cabinets, and storage rooms. They can also provide practical solutions in the form of installing or re-keying locks, or servicing existing locks, cutting duplicate keys, including master keys for better key management, installing alarm systems on the premises, as well as safety bars, small-keyed locks, and/or alarm sensors on windows, especially for ground floor facilities.

Safe Employees Are More Engaged

  • Once you will manage to develop a powerful safety culture, you will manage to boost employee productivity by close to 25%. At the same time, statistics show there will be a decrease in your costs by 20%. So it's definitely worth looking into the idea.

  • A safe workplace also equals one where all operations and tasks are performed ideally and under perfect parameters.

  • Since employees are able to fully focus on ther work and not have to worry about any hazards they might be threatened by, they will perform a lot better. They will also maintain their workspace a lot cleaner and better organized, which will also increase their levels of efficiency.

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