IEEE Consultants Network Meeting - Enhance Your Consulting Success
IEEE Central Texas Consultants Network Meeting
Topic/Title: Enhance Your Consulting Success
Abstract: Surviving and thriving as a consultant demands continuous relationship building and continuous improvement of your practice. Brad Closson and Mike Leamon leverage their 50 years of combined experience to give all their secrets away in the areas of Visual Problem Solving, Connective Networking, and Lean Continuous Improvement. This session demonstrates Visual Problem Solving techniques as we interactively cover the following topics: 1) Connective Networking to learn an authentic and dare we say enjoyable approach to initiating and building a Grove of business relationships that last; and 2) Lean Continuous Improvement to learn how the Effectiveness Foundation model embodies key Lean principles and guides the continuous improvement of your consulting practice.
Speaker: Brad Closson and Mike Leamon
Brad Closson and Mike Leamon specialize in assisting clients with painful special projects through the use of high engagement Visual Problem Solving. As Connective Management, they work with large organizations that are ready to break through their pain using breakthrough collaboration. Their uniquely eclectic and potent mix of custom and borrowed methods is shaped from decades of experience working with organizations like the London Underground Railway, Porsche Consulting, Kellogg’s, Nestlé Foods, Dell, AMD, and National Instruments. War Rooms and Visual Planning using Lean methods and principles represent the most energizing way Brad and Mike have found to help busy organizations manage complex projects and resolve organizational pain. Company Web Site: www.connectivemanagement.com.
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Networking at 6:00 pm; Business and Program from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: $5.00 minimum charge for the restaurant. Supper is at optional extra cost.
Reservations: Not required. All interested parties are invited to attend.
Location: PoK-e-Jo’s, 2121 W. Parmer Lane at Lamplight Village, Austin TX 78727