Myth busting 19: High performing organizations spend too much on training

These days everyone seems to be cutting spending. It’s entirely discretionary, so it’s easy to eliminate. But is that a smart move?

But today, times are tough. Trade wars, protectionism, and generally sluggish economies before those were a factor have all contributed to poor corporate performance. Shareholders want more. But can you really cut costs to become profitable? No – of course not, at least not in the long term. (more…)

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Myth Busting 5: It Won’t Work Here

In my role as a consultant, I get asked a lot of questions and asked for a help. Sometimes the “ask” comes from senior management, sometimes middle-level management and sometimes even from the shop floor. People and companies need help to achieve more than they are today. Performance is already known and often less than desired. Change is needed and that means new ideas. After all, if they had the ideas themselves, they may have tried something ...

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10 Myths about RCM

Despite its well-documented successes, Reliability Centered Maintenance has always drawn a lot of discussion and controversy.  Much of it is because of a lack of understanding and ‘myths’ generated to discredit RCM as a viable business solution.  Here I will fill in some of those gaps in understanding and debunk some of the myths.

  1. RCM is a type of maintenance   (wrong)

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Education and skills – double your returns

Keys to Success

When we were younger most of our parents probably told us that we needed to have a good education to get ahead and do well in life. After all, it is the key that unlocks career paths, it opens doors and closes them if it is missing. Even prisoners on long sentences get an education so they can get a better start on life after their incarceration.

Some people crave education, yet whether we crave it or avoid it, all of us learn all of the time. (more…)Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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