Ensuring a Clean and Well Functioning CMMS

The Importance of CMMS Refresher Training and Procedures

Many organizations struggle to get the most out of their CMMS for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is poor data quality, poor reporting, or the fact that it was not set up or configured properly during the implementation. As a result of the poor performance of the CMMS, many organization work to implement a new CMMS but end up with the same results. Why […]

Are You a Ghost Leader?

How you lead and support maintenance and reliability improvements may cause it’s failure

Have you ever wondered what some leaders and ghosts have in common? Well, I will get to that, but let me paint you a picture. You have been told to start improving the storeroom, so you start by analyzing the performance, identify gaps and finally develop a plan to make the improvement. You share this improvement plan and business case with the senior leadership of the site. You get a resounding “Let’s do it” across the room. […]

By |2019-04-19T15:49:16-04:00January 21st, 2019|Capability, Knowledge, People, Change Management, Coaching, Organizational Management, People, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You a Ghost Leader?

Get Stuff Done: Utilizing a Workshop Approach to Educate, Decide and Plan

How a properly plan and utilized workshop can move your reliability program forward.

Business Strategic Planning Framework Diagram

Many organizations often struggle to move plans forward.  This may be due to the decision-making process and the people involved in the process.  Often times the various decision makers are scattered across the company and may be distracted by issues in the plant.   In other circumstances, the organization may know what the end goal is, but may not be aware of how to get there.

By properly developing and delivering a workshop with an experienced facilitator, […]

By |2019-04-19T15:49:53-04:00January 9th, 2017|Business R&M Strategy, Change Management, Coaching, Effective Meetings, People|Comments Off on Get Stuff Done: Utilizing a Workshop Approach to Educate, Decide and Plan

Using Governance & Accountability To Improve

How to Drive Performance Improvements in your Organization

Oftentimes, plans and strategies are developed and implemented.  Many times the implementation is handed off and the team left on their own to implement.  And many of the times, the implementation fails or the results are not delivered.

Why is this?  It is because there is a lack of governance and accountability.  These are more than just words.  They are a system, process and a sense of ownership throughout the organization to ensure that the plan is implemented and any roadblocks are dealt with.

What is Governance?

Governance can be […]

Win People to Your Way of Thinking

Applying the Dale Carnegie Principles to Build a Reliability Culture

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Building on the Dale Carnegie® Principles from the famous book, How to Win friends and Influence People, we can progress to the next set of principles.

Using his key principles as a guide, we can bring about change within our organization. In the previous post, we covered how to build authentic and meaningful relationships. If you have not read that post, yet, please go back and do so before reading on.

I was part […]

By |2016-11-09T08:44:21-05:00May 25th, 2015|Change Management, Coaching, Organizational Management, People|Comments Off on Win People to Your Way of Thinking