Author Archives: Lori

Staying in balance

There’s a lot of demands on our time these days. Whether you are Gen Y (aka Millenial), Gen X or another generation in the workforce; we have busy lives. How does one stay in balance when there are so many … Continue reading

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Life after OTTC: Post Conference Best Practices

You spent a week in Orlando, networked until your head was spinning (or that could have been The Hulk ride), and crammed so much new info into your brain that you don’t think you could retain one more piece of … Continue reading

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Why I stay – a personal look at volunteering

As I went through member leader training yesterday, there was a common thread I kept hearing from the approximately 250 peers that also attended. Passion. People here are passionate about quality. That’s what makes ASQ unique, in that it’s a … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful WCQI 2012

Like many of you, I’m getting my last minute details finalized for the upcoming WCQI and ASQ Member leader training. I’ve got a myriad of room names, conference sessions and things to pack running amuck in my brain. It seems … Continue reading

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What is the value of an ASQ membership?

I’ve come to realize through the years that the value of an ASQ membership can be substantial, but it’s really up to you to realize it. If you put your effort into making the most out of what ASQ can … Continue reading

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Forces of Change – What really shapes the future of quality?

As I pondered about the latest View from the Q blog on , I boiled it down to one quote from the . The quote being “We have two choices, the first to be swept away by the sea of … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Successful WCQI 2011

These are simple yet effective tips to ensure that you have a great World Conference. 1. Bring your business cards in your carry on luggage. Who’s had the pleasure of having your bags lost by your airline carrier? Even better … Continue reading

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Social Responsibility – Accountability to our customers and ourselves

Haven’t we heard the saying of do right by your customers, and the business will succeed? The coined term of social responsibility might be fairly new, but the sentiment is not. We all know of local businesses or organizations that … Continue reading

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(Belated) New Year’s Resolutions…using quality

New Year’s resolutions at the end of January? “Isn’t that a bit odd”, you might say. Yes and no. When you are a quality professional, you can start to view life as a constant PDSA cycle. And as part of … Continue reading

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How safe is your food? Who makes sure it stays safe?

This month, Paul Barowski blogged about the new food safety law. You can read more about it here. While I do not claim to know the ins and outs of food regulation and inspection, as a consumer I can definitely … Continue reading

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