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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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(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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The Malcomb Baldrige National Quality Award – Priceless

Can we put a price tag on quality? I think the more pressing question is can we afford to lose the Baldrige Award program? Paul’s most recent blog post raises an important concern. If I were to ask a handful … Continue reading

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On a perfect day, seek out the imperfections

Did you get caught up in the buzz around 10/10/10? Perfect 10’s. Which only come around once a millenia? Well pardon the pun, but today is a perfect day to seek out and value the imperfect. The flaws that we … Continue reading

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Do you have a networking green thumb?

I continuously am amazed at the power of networking, and how influential your network can be in life. If you can’t list instances that your network has saved your behind, provided you with a job lead, introduced you to a … Continue reading

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I say to-may-to, you say to-mah-to

The same differences can be had when different people speak of service quality. So, let’s call the whole thing off, right? Well not so fast. The tangible aspects of quality – ones that can be easily measured, quantified, analyzed and … Continue reading

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