Webinar: How You Lead Matters – Feb 21st

Webinar: How You Lead Matters – Feb 21st

Leadership~, Webinar
How You Lead Matters: Key elements to creating an engaged team We often encounter what seems to be a crisis in employee turnover, but in truth, it is a crisis of leadership. According to the Harris Poll Toxic Bosses Survey, a staggering 85% of American workers believe that having a respectful and nurturing manager would greatly enhance their engagement at work. Dan Shannon experienced this firsthand.  He was entrusted with the task of leading a customer service team that lacked engagement and experienced a high annual turnover rate of 40%.  The employees had been conditioned to think that their work was a job, not a career.  Furthermore, making mistakes and seeking assistance were viewed as a major inconvenience.  Dan used the upside-down pyramid philosophy of a servant leader to influence…
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The Bench – Feb 22nd

The Bench – Feb 22nd

Benchmark Request, Events
2 Topics: Choose CI Metrics/CI Teams OR Leadership development skills To increase the opportunities for each of our members to collaborate, share, and learn from each other we are inviting you to join us at The Bench on the 22nd of each month. The Bench is an open-forum exchange of best practices. In February, we’ll split into self-assigned groups and focus on the list of topics below. 1) CI Metrics & How Lean Teams are organized You bring the questions and challenges; the group will offer advice and share lessons learned. 2) Supervisor/Leadership Development Skills What are your needs/requirements for training? Help shape NWHPEC leadership training in the upcoming year to fit your needs/demands. Date: Feb 22, 2024 Time: 11-11:55am (Pacific) Registration: available for NWHPEC members through Zoom (click below)…
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A3 Problem Solving – Feb 29th (& Mar 6th)

A3 Problem Solving – Feb 29th (& Mar 6th)

Application~, Classes, Developing People~, Igniting Innovation~, Intermediate~, Solving Problems~
In Person A3 Problem Solving Immersive Workshop This 2-part A3 Problem Solving workshop aims to equip participants with the skills to facilitate team problem solving using a structured approach that combines A3 problem solving with Liberating Structures. The objective is to unleash creativity and positive engagement among team members, essential for building a lean culture. Through hands-on practice and immersion in an 8-step A3 framework, participants will learn to walk through the A3 problem solving process while learning methods to involve people in the process through fun and creative activities. Objective: Learn to facilitate team problem solving by providing a little bit of structure to unleash a wealth of creativity and positive engagement. Purpose: Engaging associates in problem solving is key to building a lean culture. In particular, A3 problem…
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Leader Standard Work – March 8th (FULL – join waitlist)

Leader Standard Work – March 8th (FULL – join waitlist)

Application~, Beginner~, Classes, Leadership~
Class Description It's time to learn and apply Leader Standard Work to your daily routine! The true purpose of leadership is to empower and develop your employees so they can achieve awesome things.  To accomplish this, you need a standard way of working that will allow you to maximize your efficiency and impact while fulfilling your most important duty to your people.As the whirlwind takes over our day, we quickly lose control of our priorities.  Once we fall into firefighting mode, our ability to improve and sustain processes and activities becomes secondary.  This is where Leader Standard Work (LSW) comes into play.  LSW is the foundation to creating new leadership habits that will allow you to spend more time listening to your team, developing your team’s problem-solving abilities, and sustaining…
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Webinar: Creating & Sustaining a Lean Culture with Model Cells – Feb 7th

Webinar: Creating & Sustaining a Lean Culture with Model Cells – Feb 7th

Webinar
Join us for a lean webinar on the use of Model Cells to create and sustain a Lean culture. In late 2021, North Coast Container (formerly Myers Container) embarked on a journey to establish a culture of sustainability and efficiency, starting with the implementation of a "Model Cell" strategy. Shawn Valladolid enthusiastically shared their inspiring journey with NWHPEC during a webinar in February 2022 (you can watch it here). The introduction of the Model Cell concept provided a valuable testing ground for North Coast Container to explore and refine various lean principles and behaviors that they aimed to promote. It provided them with the perfect opportunity to experiment and further enhance their standards for a Model Cell that could be replicated not only at their CA site, but also at…
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Leader Standard Work – Feb 9th (FULL, join waitlist)

Leader Standard Work – Feb 9th (FULL, join waitlist)

Application~, Beginner~, Classes, Leadership~
Leader Standard Work: Creating your new leadership routine (online class) Class Description The February 9th class is full, but the waitlist is growing. Please let Jennifer know if you’re interested in this topic, we will likely hold another class in March. The true purpose of leadership is to empower and develop your employees so they can achieve awesome things.  To accomplish this, you need a standard way of working that will allow you to maximize your efficiency and impact while fulfilling your most important duty to your people.As the whirlwind takes over our day, we quickly lose control of our priorities.  Once we fall into firefighting mode, our ability to improve and sustain processes and activities becomes secondary.  This is where Leader Standard Work (LSW) comes into play.  LSW is the…
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Leader Standard Work – Jan 19th (FULL, join the waitlist)

Leader Standard Work – Jan 19th (FULL, join the waitlist)

Application~, Classes, Intermediate~, Leadership~
Leader Standard Work: Creating your new leadership routine (online class) The January 19th class is full, but the waitlist is growing. Please let Jennifer know if you're interested in this topic, we will likely hold another class in February. The true purpose of leadership is to empower and develop your employees so they can achieve awesome things.  To accomplish this, you need a standard way of working that will allow you to maximize your efficiency and impact while fulfilling your most important duty to your people.As the whirlwind takes over our day, we quickly lose control of our priorities.  Once we fall into firefighting mode, our ability to improve and sustain processes and activities becomes secondary.  This is where Leader Standard Work (LSW) comes into play.  LSW is the foundation…
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