Decisions That Create Value

An act of omission is a decision not to act, not speak up, not to meet your kpi’s or to hesitate and procrastinate. An act of commission is a decision to take action. Both omission and commission can lead to mistakes and errors. Only one – the act of commission, a decision to take action or speak up, can ever …

Safety: Understand Your Leading Indicators

Managers and leaders in the industrial space all want to keep their safety records clean and 5 starred, yet most companies have no system in place that measures how their current safety system is performing so that it can be improved. Most facilities follow safety standards to the bare minimum. On paper, they’re meeting the right requirements. But there’s a …

The Cure For Low Productivity

Do you struggle with getting things done or with focusing on a goal? Many years ago, when I was trying to figure out how to get more done in less time… I realized I never ever have problems with playing golf. Every time I decide to play golf, I would block four hours off, go play the game, come back, …

Your Vision Of Excellence

The most profound thing I have ever heard (I think about this every day): “Hell on earth would be to meet the man you could have been.” I want be able to meet the guy I could have been, look him in the eye, and say, “I know you . . . because I am you!” James Michener (a seriously …

Composite Repair before and after

4 Reasons To Use Composite Repair

Composite repair is a hand-applied fiberglass solution that bonds with high strength epoxy to repair damaged pipe and structures without performing hot work. No quality or strength is sacrificed in using this relatively easy-to-apply technology, and because there’s no hot work involved, you can drive cost-efficiency by not requiring a shutdown. In this article, I’m going to share with you …

3 Case Studies – Cold Work Flange Replacement

In this article, I’m going to share with you 3 specific case studies where Quickflange, a weldless connection technology, saved clients 80% or more in time and costs by replacing flanges and performing tie-ins without requiring hot work. With Quickflange, a hydraulic tool and a cold forging tool are used for installation. This produces no sparks and achieves the same …

The Value And Danger Of Data

Everything in life is math in one way of another. Once you take math out of the equation, things break down really quickly. Not enough hours and there’s not enough income. Not enough wood and you can’t finish a deck project. Not enough planning and your goal will end up somewhere unexpected. Data can be very valuable if it’s used …

Industrial Turnaround

5 Ways To Optimize Your Turnaround

Reduce labor requirements by 50% and execute an uninterrupted turnaround using a 9-step process that ensures you’re never facing delays or unexpected costs. The “Turnaround Optimizer Process” is a process that anticipates all found work through detailed planning while getting clear on exact skillsets required so that crews are optimized across your project. This reduces the number of bodies you …

The Positive Habit Formula

When it comes to implementing new habits to change and improve your quality of life, there are only 3 ways it can be done that will ensure success: 1. Have an epiphany 2. Change your environment 3. Change your habits (first in tiny ways) In this article, I’ll be sharing a formula you can use to implement positive habits that …