Why Is Lean So Hard To Do?July 26, 2019
Culture change is one of those buzz words we hear seemingly everyday in corporate America. But unlike most of them, this one is actually important. Given the amount of significant change organizations face today, learning to quickly and effectively change a culture is extremely important. By understanding some simple concepts, you can rapidly accelerate changing the culture of your origination.
For the beginning recordist, the purchase of a USB microphone for about $25 may well get them to the quality level that is right for their needs. If that still doesn’t get you there, you can add to your set-up in a modular fashion, usually less than $100 at a time, just until you are able to produce what you need and no more.
More and more the less skilled, are coming out of the woodwork. People who have had just enough exposure to a trade to try and shuffle their way through the job and hope another employee will offer assistance to sustain their position.
Learn to Close. Closing is the most learned skill in the profession. When a prospect objects about the price, color, service, or anything else, the sales pro knows exactly how to respond down to the specific words. At the point of the objection, there is no time to think. All thought should be directed toward body language and preparing the next 3-4 steps in the sales cycle.
If you have people who are allowed to order things or just use stuff that you buy, Are they trying to save you money? Are all of things they order something that is needed for a project or for repairs? If you adhere to lean materials, accountability for all orders should be followed. Record keeping is a big part of materiales lean theories.Record keeping should be a big part of “common sense”. What was ordered last year and how was it used in making you money? Ask the questions….Everyone in manufacturing loves MSC, but the bills will come. If you don’t need it, don’t order it. If the people with authorization to order, have the nicest tools in the company, you may need to do some receipt comparisons.
Everybody, everywhere is hurting. What businesses are left will have to be serious about looking at the heart and soul of their company. What are you going to do as a Business Owner to ensure that you can weather this situation?
You have to recognize the loyalty and be ready to acknowledge it with more than empty words. Growth will happen because the dedication level will grow.They say in business that the customer pays the bills. Very true, but a bad employee or unhappy employee can shut the doors. Food for thought.