Lessons from the Rescue of 77 Businesses

If there’s one shared trait among the companies Bob Bethel took over, it was their approach to accounting. Each one of them was using what Bob calls “taillight accounting” – looking backward to see how the business is doing financially. He does not blame them for using this method of accounting, as this approach is preferred by Read More …

Eliminating Budget Waste to Become Future Ready

Senior leadership often uses the budgeting process to try to squeeze costs out of your organization. As a result, the budgeting process at most organizations has become one of the most painful to endure. Yet if you were to evaluate your current budgeting process, do you find that it is full of the kind of Read More …

Guilty of Practicing Lean – Lock’em Up

Orry and Art are participating in the upcoming Lean People Development and Lean Accounting Summits taking place during the week of September 11-15, 2017 in the charming southern city of Savannah, GA. Orry Fiume recently co-authored the book, The Lean Strategy, Orry Fiume is the retired CFO and Director of The Wiremold Company. Orry led Wiremold’s conversion to lean accounting in Read More …

Continuous Improvement Huddles and Metrics Workshop

A half-day day workshop on September 13th after the Lean People Development Summit, held September 11-12, Jean Cunningham will facilitate a session on Continuous Improvement Huddles and Metrics. The Summit draws professionals from HR, continuous improvement, and leadership to explore how best to design job roles aimed at improvement, build problem-solving skills, define process improvement Read More …

Difference in Traditional vs Lean Strategic Thinking

As a preview to the upcoming Lean Accounting Summit, Orry Fiume will describe the difference between traditional and lean strategic thinking, based on a new book, The Lean Strategy, that he co-authored with Dan Jones, Michael Balle and Jacques Chaize. This is a free webinar offered by Lean Frontiers on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 2:00 PM Read More …