Lori Schmidt, CEO of Productivity Alberta, is taking our team through a 30-Day Leadership Challenge. She is showing us that we have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership every day - within the company and through our external interactions. And we want to share those challenges with you! Much of the material has been pulled from the book “The Leadership Challenge” by Kouzes and Posner.
Parts 1 and 2 of this 3-part series discussed ways to use the Productivity Assessment Tool (PAT) to get the best possible view of your company’s current productivity and to compile results with short, medium, and long-term strategies in mind. This final post of the series will discuss ways to use those results to develop concrete strategies and track your progress.
I truly believe that if we could instantly be transported to our travel destination, we would gladly choose that route. But, I’m sorry to tell you that this technology doesn’t exist. So, Productivity Alberta is here to provide you with some travelling tips that will keep your productivity momentum going while you’re on the road.
American Airlines’ new daily non-stop from EIA to DFW gives Edmontonians access to AA and the OneWorld Alliance’s biggest US hub, with connections to destinations across the American south, Latin America and beyond, as well as fast travel to the heart of the Lone Star State. For more on what this new route has to offer, saddle up and read on!
Part 1 of this 3-part blog series discussed ways in which you can gather a PAT team to help give your company a broad and well-stratified reading of how your employees rate your current productivity level. Now, let’s talk about how you can use the tool to gather information that will easily help you develop a short, medium and long-term strategy as well as important qualitative feedback—with the least effort possible.
If you’ve been browsing our website, you’ve probably heard of our Productivity Assessment Tool (PAT). It’s designed to help give you a base-level reading of your company’s productivity in three key areas: Innovation, Leadership & Management, and Operations. After all, you can’t develop an action plan before having a diagnosis! But how can you leverage the knowledge gained through your PAT results?
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. – Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
Productivity Alberta is proud to announce the selection of Paul Verhesen, President and CEO of Edmonton-based Clark Builders, as the incoming Chair of the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Verhesen is stepping in as the successful two-year term for Larry Kaumeyer of AECON Group has come to an end.
A comment from Larry Kaumeyer on the recently released labour productivity report from Statistics Canada.
Is the cost of operating your steam boilers leaving you hot and bothered? How much money leaves your plant from air leaks around cargo doors? Are your motors driving away your profits? A new financial assistance program is being offered to help small to medium-sized enterprises identify opportunities to save energy and reduce operating costs.