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INDUSTRIAL INFO-TAINMENT Wiring Harness News NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021 13

Leading for Success :

Tips to help make your company great !

By Paul Hogendoorn ___________________________

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’ m continuing the series of sharing tips I ’ ve learned from manufacturing companies and leaders that I had the privilege of working with that were doing things well – succeeding and thriving , rather than just surviving . The tips are things I gleaned from people and companies that were doing it better than their peers , but no one company was doing them all . The idea behind this series was if all the top tips were shared and adopted , all of them could do even better than they were already doing .
In the first column , the two tips were : 1 ) “ Don ’ t make a big production of it ”, and 2 ) “ Your people are the smartest people in the room ”. The first dealt with introducing new ideas and technology to the floor , and the second was to make sure you listened to the smart people involved in your day-to-day operation before relying on outside advice or influence . ( If you missed it , you can
Paul Hogendoorn
find the column in the September / October 2021 edition on wiringharnessnews . com ).
Tip # 3 : “ What gets measured gets improved ”. You might ’ ve heard this before , but there ’ s a catch – two actually . The first is “ what ” you measure is very important . If you measure the wrong thing , the improvements you make won ’ t make much difference –
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