Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

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Reliability Begins with Effective Job Plans: A guest post from Coach Allen Canaday

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

Are you still using a job plan that doesn’t contain performance standards for proper work execution?  You know, performance standards, the technical information the job plan conveys to the technicians performing the task. This is the specific knowledge required in order to ensure the step is completed without introducing an error or failure.  I’m talking about such “trivial” information as...

iBL Graduate of the Month: Chauncey Mack

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

Eruditio is proud to announce the latest iBL Graduate of the Month; Chauncey Mack! Congratulations on your recent graduation from our Planning/Scheduling curriculum.

You can be the CORE or the OUTLIER...but can you be both?

Monday, 15 August 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner
You can be the CORE or you can be the OUTLIER…can you be both? You can either be one or the other…which one would you choose? Trust me, there are perks to both. Hear me out: The vast majority of the workforce are considered the core of any organization. Core people know the roles and responsibilities and do not shy away from the status quo. They are programmed accordingly and go through the...

The Lost Art of the Smile

Monday, 25 July 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

My grandmother had this saying about storms that really stuck with me. She used to always tell me, “If there is enough blue in the sky to patch a Dutchman’s britches, then it will clear up.” I used to think it was a silly saying until I thought of it in another light; everyday connections with people. Let me ask you this; when a storm is coming…do you ever see just one little dark cloud? I...

Guest Post from Madelaine Kenner: Michelango, The Sistine Chapel and Your Next Big Project

Monday, 06 June 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

Take a look at this photo for a second. It's quite amazing that one person created such a magnificent work of art as monumental as this famous masterpiece. So how does this pertain to change management? Think of this fresco as a physical example of the phases you are going to go through; just as Michelangelo went through his phases to painting this historical beauty, those same phases can be...

iBL Graduate of the Month

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

 

This month's Graduate of the Month goes to Whitney Hurlbut! Whitney is from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and currently living in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan working as a Reliability Engineer for The Mosaic Company. She graduated from Dalhousie University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. During her time there she was fortunate enough to work briefly in a variety of industries including open pit...

iBL Graduate of the Month

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

Matthew Parker came into the Maintenance and Reliability Engineering iBL curriculum with an interesting background. While in college, he took advantage of three internships including a manufacturing role with Altec Industries, a design engineering role with Cummins Filtration, and a maintenance role with Kruger Products.

iBL Graduate of the month

Monday, 23 November 2015 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

Rick Clonan: Blended Learning Graduate of the Month

Rick Clonan is our newest graduate from the New iBL Planning and Scheduling curriculum. We debuted this revolutionary way to train planners and schedulers in July of this year to follow the incredibly successful Reliability and Maintenance Engineering and Managers curriculum. Rick along with his other teammates work through the 6 month...

Luck is not Leadership

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

A plan beats luck everyday! You will want to evaluate and mitigate risk for the day and beyond. Here are 3 points to consider instead of your luck this Friday the 13th:If you are looking to be an effective leader you should always be looking at the risk to your tribe. What should be happening? What might prevent that from happening? What can you do to mitigate or eliminate that potential issues...

Eruditio Becomes an Approved Provider for SMRP

Thursday, 01 October 2015 by Madelaine Hallman-Kenner

Eruditio has officially been recognized by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals as an Approved Provider with their Blended Learning curriculum.

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