Our Thoughts

Discover the practices of high-performing organizations

A Tale of Two Businesses

A Tale of Two BusinessesOther Thoughts:Imagine waking up every day and taking on the might of a $500+ billion retailer like Walmart. Have you ever wondered how some businesses manage to compete with such a juggernaut?  The contrast has been stark - big box vs local...

The $500,000 Scavenger Hunt

The $500,000 Scavenger Hunt    Other Thoughts:Rarely does the waste in an operation happen when the technician has hands on tools. And it doesn’t matter what kind of technical work you’re doing. It is true when the teacher is teaching, the surgeon is performing...

The Essential Toolbox

The Essential Toolbox A mindset of performance excellence. Other Thoughts: Performance Excellence is a mindset that helps businesses improve, innovate, and grow. This mindset is made up of principles, methods, and tools. Principles offer us foundational insight into...

The Sears Catalogue Experiment

Sears isn’t doing so well. In Canada, their liquidation sale started at 54 locations on July 21st, 2017. This follows Sears Canada filing for creditors protection on June 22nd. For Sears, the stores are more valuable as real estate than they are as retailers....

Lumber Sales & Solving Customer Problems

Business is about taking knowledge and reconfiguring it to solve a problem for a customer. Whoever solves it the best, the fastest, and the cheapest wins. It’s that simple. There was a Home Depot in downtown Jacksonville, Florida that had difficulty...

Who we help

Out of Crisis

Did you lose a key Customer? A Key Employee? Are you Running your business? Or is it running you? Are you improving faster than your competitors? Are you making less than 10% Net Income?


Good to Great

The thinking that got you here, will not get you there? Do you have a single point of failure? Does the business require you to operate? Are you looking to take the business to the next level?


Social Sector

Too many priorities? Not enough time? Spending too much time mitigating risk? Or Chasing Funding? There is a way to deliver more value for less.


Improve, innovate, and grow your organization

We’re on a mission to improve the prosperity of Atlantic Canada

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