Category Archives: Training

My Guest Appearance at “Internal Trainer”

Robert Blaga writes a blog out of Romania. Don’t worry, it’s in English. But after an exchange regarding the value of de-briefing in training, Robert asked me to write a guest column for his Internal Trainer blog. It is now … Continue reading

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Mr. Procedure’s Mad Cap Adventure–I Have Too Many Logs to Saw!

First of all, I am delighted to see such an uptick in visitors to mrprocedure.com! I am so sorry the increase in interest coincided with a decrease in activity, but I will do my best to remedy that. And I … Continue reading

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Mr. Procedure’s Mad Cap Adventure–My Developer’s Christmas List

So far, so good…I have downloaded the Flare product onto my work computer and my home computer (the license permits two downloads as long as they are not on the same domain, meaning, I guess, two people in the same … Continue reading

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A Return to First Principles (Part 12), Institutionalizing the Process

The outcome of the process analysis effort is that I have defined the very best way I currently know how to perform the process. That is, I know the way to most effectively achieve the process desired outcomes with minimal … Continue reading

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A Return to First Principles (Part 11b), Unearthing the Treasure!

Process analysis and improvement are not for the faint of heart. There is a lot of work that has to take place. I hope the reader appreciates that what I am doing here is scratching the surface of analysis and … Continue reading

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A Return to First Principles (Part 11a), Unearthing the Treasure!

The quest: to find that one, real, current-state best way to do the task. The reality: the best way likely contains elements of the performance of several workers. Of course, you may encounter some resistance in your quest. Let’s look … Continue reading

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A Return to First Principles (Part 10), Do I Really Know the Best Way?

The exciting aspect of process analysis is the learning you will gain. Of course, the amount of learning will increase with the amount of work put into the process analysis. Remember that process analysis is based on the three characteristics … Continue reading

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