Service improvement for pragmatic people. Ideas, tools and techniques to improve your service operation.
The Squawk Point is all about service operations and our ability to make things far more complicated than they really need to be.
Running an operation should be as easy as finding out what your customers want, then giving it to them. Nothing more or less.
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Legibility You may have done the most comprehensive piece of analysis known to mankind. You might have discovered the secret to untold wealth, health and happiness. However… All the analysis in the world is worthless if nobody understands it and acts. So it doesn’t matter which font, image, graphic, table or chart you are using in your […]
Conventional management wisdom: You can have quality or quantity but you can’t have both. Bang ‘em out quick Sod the quality, feel the width Cost, quality, speed ~ pick any 2 Even the Romans knew this was the case. It is quality rather than quantity that matters ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca So if you want […]
This is hard work Writing a blog is no picnic It takes research; I have to read to get new ideas It is tedious; how do you get a single idea down to a clear concise point? It is boring; editing, editing and re-editing — particularly with my penchant for typos Ideas don’t suddenly materialise […]