What does 85% of the Fortune 50 know about Flawless Execution?
Few organizations operate with the efficiency and precision of elite military teams, but the ones that do practice Flawless Execution. A proprietary continuous improvement process derived from military practices, Flawless Execution is built from a foundational understanding of the habits and qualities of high-performing teams who operate in rapidly changing and challenging environments.
This blog will serve as your go-to resource throughout your pursuit of Flawless Execution. From tips and techniques to white papers and expert articles, you will find everything you need to accelerate performance and drive results in your organization. But most importantly, this will be your home for Flawless Execution. Throughout 2014, we will walk you through the model that has revolutionized the daily processes, and consequently the output, of thousands of organizations around the world.
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(Because We Couldn’t Think of Any Cons)
It happens time and time again. A project or endeavor comes to an end, be it successful or otherwise, and the team…does what? Of course, the “what next” is generally determined by the outcome of the mission: celebratory team outing or a heads-down push to the next plan. This “what next” can be any number of things, but it rarely includes reflection on the just-completed mission. But why is post-execution performance analysis important? If the objective was met, what is there to learn? We achieved the mission so let’s move on to the next one and continue the streak, right? Wrong. Continue reading →
In the quest to improve safety, organizations often rely on motivational posters, classes or training programs to help teams minimize risk and improve safety performance. However, great safety records are not achieved through these efforts alone. Continue reading →
What are Flawlessly Executing Organizations? Simply put, Flawlessly Executing Organizations win. They win because they possess high-performing teams whose planned activities are fully aligned to achieve organizational objectives in rapidly changing, complex environments. Organizations develop high-performing cultures by taking action to develop themselves in five general areas by implementing Flawless Execution℠ processes. Continue reading →
The Importance of Operational Discipline and Formality to Improving Safety in High-Reliability Organizations
When I was in the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power Program, I oversaw numerous High-Reliability Organizations. High-Reliability Organizations (HRO) are organizations which routinely operate and execute in high-risk, dangerous environments, yet have very few safety incidents or mishaps. In my experience, there was one organization that stood out as the “gold standard” – nuclear powered aircraft carriers. Continue reading →