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Why Does a Manufacturing Plant need an Outside Resource to Facilitate Change? *A short summary*

Most manufacturing plants: Have hired a talented staff, Have put together a materials strategy, Have a great communication conduit with sales and the marketplace, Have an established and operating prototype system that satisfies the customers, Have an established high-end quality … Continue reading

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It only takes ONE!

A revitalization of a plant or a company usually involves (or should) members of all levels of the organization, from plant leadership to folks on the floor.  If not, stop there – any desired changes will NOT stick !!!! But, … Continue reading

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New Consulting agreements!

Consulting in a large hospital system in the area, and looking at Doctor, patient, and nurse “flow,” to improve efficiency and make the patient experience more satisfying. Also heavily involved in Total Productive Manufacturing/Maintenance Excellence work all across the country. … Continue reading

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Don’t “fake it til you make it – “Fake it until you become it !”

Amy Cuddy talks about body language and how it can affect how others see you – but specially how you see yourself!  It’s GREAT! http://embed.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are.html

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Cold Calling Client pleased!

Business Excellence LLC just completed a 4 month engagement with a client to make calls in support of their new peer groups coast-to-coast.  The project involved 2000+ contacts and a great deal of correspondence with the sites and on-site coordinators. … Continue reading

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Cold Calling / Sales Advice

A VERY interesting article about the techniques of effective cold calling from TMR Associates in Green Bay, WI: http://lnkd.in/sKqec2

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New Engagement!

Newly on contract with Optima Associates in De Pere, WI.  Performing marketing, sales, and training/kaizen events.  Great group of people and a wonderful opportunity!

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TMR & Business Excellence LLC team up!

TMR & Business Excellence LLC are teaming up to perform B2B sales appointment-setting for companies. This process gives companies 10 appointments to call on face-to-face, with a warm call rather than a cold call. Success rates are between 3 & … Continue reading

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UPDATE!

**** IDEATION THROUGH COLLABORATION **** Provider of innovative business consulting in the areas of marketing/sales, business strategy planning, and Lean/Six Sigma principles and applications to small and medium-sized firms. Started with my first client on new and innovative market identification, … Continue reading

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Open for Business!

Welcome to my new site. This the place to look for true business excellence and partnering for success! More to come! Mark Grassman

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