To improve business performance, know your numbers

“Know your numbers” refers to what we call R1 and R2. R1 refers to “Results” in a defined base period against which improvement can be measured. R2 refers to the actual “Required Results” you are trying to achieve.

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Questions & Answers on Active Management

We asked Jennifer Wright Fletcher, a Director at Carpedia ….How do you describe Active Management to the clients you work with? We discuss the concept that Active Management is a scheduled, one-on-one interaction

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Common sense strategic thinking

We must always act in our customers’ best interest even though it may sometimes negatively impact our own quality of life in the short term. So what does that really mean?

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What is Active Management anyways?

Active management is arguably the most important management behavior. It is the link between front-line workers and management and it is a critical behavior required to coordinate resources and execute plans. It is

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Delivering Results Not Reports – Maxim # 1

“Results not reports” resonates with many business executives. There are few things more common than a stockpile of old reports filled with well-intentioned plans gathering dust in an executive’s bookshelf or buried in a data storage folder.

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Carpedia’s Business Principles

The history of Carpedia’s 52 Maxims maxim | ‘maksim| noun a short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct Carpédia’s Maxims are a collection of ideas that we use

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