Archive for the ‘Mitch Max’ Category


29 – Cost Consciousness Part 4

Cost Consciousness Mitch Max completes his series on developing cost consciousness within organizations with five factors to consider in looking at how the information is presented and used. Click HERE to enter your own question. In episode 29 Coming up on Performance Management Edge… Mitch Max wraps up his series on creating a Cost Conscious organization. Thanks […]

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27 – Cost Consciousness – Part 3

Cost Consciousness Mitch Max expands on developing cost consciousness within organizations. He explores managing cost from an activity viewpoint instead of a cost category viewpoint. Click HERE to enter your own question.

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Cost Consciousness and Value Adding (Episode 24)

Cost Consciousness and Value Adding Sports teams use data to measure performance and identify opportunities. We in business use data also to measure performance and identify opportunities. Compared to general statistics, cost is different in that it uses money as a common measurement. Reality is operations; cost and profit is the scorecard (and payoff.) Cost […]

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20 – Cost Consciousness

Cost Consciousness Mitch Max introduces a series on cost consciousness in business organizations. He reveals differences in cost consciousness and the need for a good consistent culture.   Click HERE to enter your own question.

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16 – Drivers in Budgeting and ABC for Service

Our Business is Unique 90% of all business is essentially the same as others. Then we add our special sauce that endears us to our customers. The 90% allows us to learn from other businesses. Drivers in Budgeting Mitch Max completes his series on habits of effective planners. He highlights the benefits of using drivers […]

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14 – People – Still the Foundation for Business

People – Still the Foundation for Business Despite advances in technology, people are still how business gets done and are the key to profits. How People Learn John Miller explores the drastically differently ways that people learn and how these affect our ability to effectively manage business matters. Resource Drivers & Activity Drivers for Service […]

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13 – Budgeting: From General Motors To Now and Resource Drivers in Service Business

Communicating – How Things Have Not Changed! Over the past few decades business communication technology has changed dramatically. Only a few decades ago, long distance telephone calls were expensive. They were rare and rationed. They had to be planned out to maximize the result and minimize the cost. Now, we think nothing about long distance […]

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#11 – Short Cycle Budgeting and Business Performance Measures

Performance Management Edge, the Web TV program giving you information, tips, and advice to better manage your business profitably. In this episode: The Budget Marathon While planning and budgeting are essential business practices, few other management practices are more maligned. For far too many people, budgets have little value and are obsolete the first day […]

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#5 – Planning Habits of Highly Effective Businesses

Introducing Performance Management Edge, the Web TV program giving you information, tips, and advice to better manage your business profitably. In this episode: Habits of Highly Effective Businesses Practice does Not make perfect. Rather, practice makes permanent. Just as in our personal efforts, our businesses must practice good processes until they become permanent and therefore […]

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#2 – The SEC 10K Treasure Chest

Introducing Performance Management Edge, a Web TV program that gives you information,tips, and advice to better manage your business profitably. In this episode: A Failure to Manage Companies that attempt to manage with broad edicts such as “No Travel” demonstrate that they lack the understanding to truly manage their business. The 10K Treasure Chest Most […]

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