How to Boost your sales with visual management

Visual management is a tool as simple as incredible to engage your customers as well as your employees. Increasing sales is the first objective that every company have in mind, it’s key to survival. How to boost them is a big question? Sales are today more than ever, a matter of good communication. Facebook, twitter,[…]

SOS small business

Small Business Week 1st-7th May

During Small Business Week 2016, make a commitment to buy from small business. Small business (SMEs) are key to American economy. They have generated over 65% of the net new jobs since 1995. There are almost 28 million small businesses in the US. Over 50% of the working population (120 million individuals) works in a[…]


The art of root cause analysis – All You Need to Know

I like to say root cause analysis is an art, because in my experience, the real problem within any organization is not that we don’t know the solutions, usually the real problem is that we don’t know exactly the real root causes. We tend to be blind to some causes that seem to be obvious[…]


How to organize service companies with 5S

5s is one of the first lean tools that you need to implement if you want to provide a superb service. 5S is the name of a workplace organization methodology, a tool that is implemented in organizations that would like to be lean. Its name is after the five Japanese words that make up the main steps:[…]

Luciana Paulise and Steve Schulze Nekter SME

Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

SMED your SME journey applying Deming principles How to build successful business right the first time This a post that was published in the by Luciana Paulise as a guest contributor. For more than 10 years now I have been helping people to develop their own Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME). As a graduate with a[…]

A piece of advice for Generation Y applying quality

A piece of advice for Generation Y applying quality Today I read an article “Why Generation Y is unhappy” that I found really appealing. It’s about  why when even accomplishing great things, like a quality management program, many young people may still feel frustrated. It may turn out that you are working hard, but still your[…]

5s for work efficiency

5S webinar to Organize your Workplace

How efficient is your business? Make it Lean with a 5S webinar! Today’s fragile economic scenario demands two things – high performance, high profits and low expenditure. This means only one thing for companies across the world – minimum wastage. And what better way to cut wastes drastically than by implementing Lean Six Sigma methodologies. 5s[…]