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Getting Burned By Chinese Managers

Ten years ago, I led a micro-finance company and had an experience that changed my view dramatically. It is my only experience getting burned by Chinese Managers. I had always focused on the character of my hires, and had had little problems. Another partner organization asked me to provide oversight to a micro finance site […]

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Posted in: China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Resumes, System

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Their Agenda Part II- Customers

The customer wants your organization focused on them. They see that your organization is often focused on you even though you say it is focused on them. The junior salesmen often know why a product is hard to sell. They are near the customer every day. However, owners do not want to hear that they […]

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Posted in: Culture Development, Customers, Leadership, System, Team Development

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How Can That Engineer Help That Finance Manager?

  Some think that finance is some special place where mortals cannot tread. I have found that people who are completely unfamiliar are often the breakthrough people. They do not carry preconceived ideas that limit their ability to help. They may ask very basic questions that reveal otherwise unthought of ways to improve. I am […]

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Posted in: China, Culture Development, Leadership, Motivating Workers, System, Team Development

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Watching Inventory

I am off my recent series today to note an inventory method leaders can use. Inventory is a time consuming headache. Naturally, depending on your product or boss, you may need to do a 100% inventory anywhere from annually to daily.   As most of us are somewhere in between, we as leaders can keep our […]

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To Develop Customers

Alas, I can keep my promise of writing  on customers.  To get and keep them you need: Good first impression ability Sensitivity to individual moods and tendencies Capability to get the customer to relax and talk Ability to find synergy Can attract the customer without creating unrealistic expectations Good quality, characteristics and speed in product […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, Leadership, System

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We Don’t Want ISO 9000 – Unless

We do not want ISO 9000 to be a game, and it usually is. Standards competing with ISO 9000, 14000, and 18000, are a growth industry. Most are roughly the same in their outlook and attitude. What they espouse is good stuff. However, I want to mention a few risks. Game playing is one. Naturally, […]

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