Ep 72 – Time to make a decision! “Kepner Tregoe” and more

The Kepner Tregoe Decision model is a useful tool to find the best possible choice, not a perfect solution.  Your first step in this model is to identify the situation, define concerns and choose a direction.  The next step is determining the problem and it’s root cause.  I personally feel like root cause is often…

COVID-19 is still a very hot topic in the US.

Ep 71 – India COVID-19 and Use of Control Charts

COVID-19 is still a very hot topic in the United States. Of course, we like to share with you how quality matters in all aspects of your life. Whatever you feel about COVID, masks, lock-downs, back to school, and the government, COVID affects you. We came across a Deming Institute blogpost about a man in…

Ep 70 – Matt Sands & The Importance of Quality and Continuous Improvement During Downturn

Matt Sands joins us as we discuss continuous improvement and quality and their importance when the oil and gas industry in a downturn. Don’t do the wrong things righter! Quality shouldn’t be something else that costs you money.  Quality is getting your processes and procedures on paper and doing what you say you’re going to. …

Ep 69 – Mask Wearing & COVID-19 – Risks, Benefits & Requirements

The title says it all folks, Mask Wearing & COVID-19 – Risks, Benefits & Requirements. What are risks and what are the OSHA requirements? Listen in as we discuss the very relevant topic of Covid-19 and the use of mask.  In this episode, we review some literature from different sources assessing N95, P95, surgical masks,…