How to create a lean office?

To stay competitive, you have to constantly look for improvements. In such situations, a lot of lean manufacturing techniques come in handy, even if you have mainly office workers. I will show you briefly how you can use lean manufacturing tools and other techniques to create an efficient lean office that helps you introduce your …

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How to improve the cash flow of the business during consulting projects.

Consulting firms are also hired to improve the cash flow of the firm. It may be a part of attempts to save a failing business from bankruptcy or simply improve the returns for the shareholders. Improving the cash flow, liquidity requires a certain methodological approach. In this post, I will show you the main methods …

How to cut costs – best practices from consulting

Every company has to control costs in order to survive and prosper. Therefore, many firms on regular basis perform cost reduction projects.  Cost reduction projects may be part of a wider Performance Improvement Project or be a standalone project carried out only in one of the business units. Those projects are extremely interesting because you …

How to change your business during the recession caused by coronavirus

A few years ago I have seen a documentary movie showing a refugee camp. To my surprise they have managed to create a mini economy inside the camp. There was a school, hairdressers, church, modest fast foods and small workshops. In other words even if the worst happens a new balance is created in which …