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So, You Think You Run A Tight Ship?

Lessons Learned From Being On Both Sides Of The Table During a particularly memorable session with Jack Welch during my MBA days, someone from the audience asked his opinion on the consulting industry.  His muttered answer was brief: “Get a real job”.   As my consulting career began, that episode lived in my mind, and… read more →




Management Concepts For The New Normal

By Trindent Consulting Staff The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented test for the business world.  Very few organizations had contingency plans for situations like this, and most had to scramble to adjust to an entirely new way of running operations, often on just a few days’ notice.   New realities like having all staff work… read more →




Drive Productivity During Meetings Using These 8 Tips

As a follow up to our recent post on effective meeting behaviors, I’ve put together 8 best practices that can help you and your teams make your meetings more effective and drive productivity. 1. Chair of the Meeting. Every meeting should have one individual who is responsible for the management of the meeting itself.  A… read more →




The Importance of ‘Last-Mile’ Business Reporting Tools

By Adrian Travis Last mile business reporting tools are the reports we use to manage business performance at the front lines. Reporting typically fails to go the ‘last mile’ because it resides in dozens of different systems, requires manual creation and editing, or just isn’t disseminated to the right people. This results in the department… read more →




Building an Effective Team

Building a team is more than just delegating tasks, allocating resources, and managing deadlines. To effectively and efficiently achieve organizational goals, the team leader should continuously investigate and improve the seven areas mentioned below. By answering the key questions listed in these areas, a leader will have a better understanding of the current situations, limitations,… read more →




Making the Division of Labor Effective

The Division of Labor was first proposed in Adam Smith’s famous 1776 book, the Wealth of Nations, as a critical factor in the productivity of countries. It has been pursued by many organizations ever since and has become much more common with the ability to outsource tasks to other countries. Aside from offshore delegation, a… read more →




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