We want to congratulate our graduate of the month for August…Mr. Robert Gilliam!
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A great piece of advice from one of our coaches, Bill Leahy:
If communication is an issue in your organization do this simple self-assessment. Even if you believe it isn’t, do it anyways you may be surprised by what you observe. The assessment is based on various meeting etiquette articles I found online. What led me to googling meeting etiquette is continuous reports from my students indicating...
In preparation for our next SMRP Body of Knowledge Review workshop coming up June 19-21, James wrote an excellent blog post on understanding the SMRP Body of Knowledge.
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Congratulations to our Graduate of the Month for April, Joy Becker of Mosaic. This girl has only been working on her iBL Reliability Engineering curriculum since November of 2017. This program usually takes 12 months to complete. She completed her program with flying colors in 5 months. WAY TO GO JOY!!!!
Joy started with The Mosaic Company in May 2017 as the Mine Reliability Engineer and is still...
Why the End of the Maintenance & Reliability Journey Is Never Over
I am often asked, what is the benchmark for a particular KPI. At first, I would quickly answer the target from the SMRP Best Practices Guide. Depending on the organization and the maturity, I would either see their faces light up or see them shut down. If they shut down, what momentum was present, quickly vanished. If they...
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We are excited to announce our February Graduate of the Month, Clark Bond of Weyerhaeuser. Congratulations on your many accomplishments throughout your iBL journey, Clark!
Let me ask you a question; what is the difference between someone who manages and someone who leads? Some would say that they are the same. “A manager is in charge of leading the team.” That is a valid statement, yet we have all had that manager that will delegate all jobs until there is none left for them and finish by saying, “I’ll be in my office if you need anything.” The better question for...