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Clint Corley

Giver. Leader. Worker. Clint Corley is a professional sales person originally from Waco, TX who is passionate about people and relationships. He approaches his professional and personal life with the desire to be a servant and a giver. From building the foundation of a startup to selling services and solutions to Fortune 500 customers, Clint has thrived in a range of environments and has been very fortunate to have been afforded the opportunity to make an impact in his career. He studied at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business where he received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Professional Sales and currently lives in Austin, TX with his wife Jordan. In his free time, he loves music, food and getting out of his comfort zone.
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6 Ways Improvement Software Promotes Innovation

Posted by Clint Corley

Mar 15, 2021 10:56:23 AM

Flexibility is perhaps one of the essential qualities of successful companies in today's hyper-competitive environment. The ability to quickly adapt to changing marketing conditions and customer needs is crucial to modern companies' survival. Organizations with leaders and teams prepared to change when necessary can capture new opportunities, respond to threats, and impress customers.

Improvement management software prevents change from becoming chaos. Improvements to processes should be made thoughtfully, using a structured improvement cycle like PDSA or DMAIC. With improvement software in place, innovation becomes deliberate, and the process behind each improvement is transparent. Here are six ways that improvement software helps to promote sustained and purposeful innovation.

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Topics: Innovation Software, Change Management Software, Continuous Improvement Software

How to Improve Business Processes with Kaizen

Posted by Clint Corley

Feb 1, 2021 11:06:51 AM

Most organizations don't have a single solution for addressing all business process hurdles. Even those that spend time and money managing months-long improvement projects often see only temporary results. 

The good news is that lasting business process improvement doesn't have to be complicated or require dedicated resources. Using the Kaizen method of continuous improvement, organizations can change slowly but steadily as they drive toward optimal processes.

Better yet, anyone from the CEO to frontline managers and staff can implement it.

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Topics: Kaizen, Improvement Methodology

The Beginner's Guide to Process Improvement Tools

Posted by Clint Corley

Oct 6, 2020 10:28:32 AM

If you are new to the idea of a structured approach to continuous improvement, this post is perfect for you. We will lay out the basics of some of the most common tools used to grease the skids for improvement efforts. We'll also include links to more complete content on each one, so you can dig in more to the ones that catch your attention. There are no rules about what tools you must use, and not every tool is right for the job, but this overview should help you get started finding out what will work best for your organization.

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Topics: Daily Improvement, Improvement Process, Improvement Methodology

How to Engage Employees During the Pandemic

Posted by Clint Corley

Jul 6, 2020 10:23:39 AM

Right now, every business leader in America is doing something they’ve never done before—managing employees through a pandemic. COVID-19 has changed so much about how we live and work that you should not be hard on yourself if you are struggling to support your organization’s culture and to keep your employees engaged.

Employee engagement is essential for success, especially in this disrupted environment. Organizations with high employee engagement are 21% more profitable. They experience less turnover and absenteeism, and each worker is more productive. But how can you support engagement when remote work and physical distancing are required whenever possible?

Here are a few things to consider:

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Improvement Culture

Does Putting Your Employee Suggestion Box Online Result in More Improvement?

Posted by Clint Corley

Apr 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Even before the coronavirus outbreak (resources) changed the way that many people work, the move to online employee engagement and continuous improvement tools online was well underway. Remote work was popular well before it was mandatory, and there are a ton of benefits to cloud-based software. People can get to it from anywhere, the vendor takes responsibility for updates and maintenance, and users get instant access to new features.

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Topics: Suggestion Systems, Continuous Improvement Software

What is Kaizen? The Short and Long Answers

Posted by Clint Corley

Jan 2, 2020 12:41:39 PM

When asked to describe his threshold test for obscenity in 1964, United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously said, "… perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it."

I feel a bit that way about defining the improvement concept known as kaizen. There are many ways to describe it, and I will share some of them in this post, but because kaizen is a way of thinking, of being, really, it is easier to recognize than to delineate. I do not doubt that there are countless organizations and people that practice the principles of kaizen without having ever heard the word.

Hopefully, once you've read this post, you'll know more about what kaizen looks like and how you can apply the philosophy to your daily approach to work.

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Topics: Kaizen

What types of organizations need process improvement software?

Posted by Clint Corley

Aug 29, 2019 12:47:54 PM

We are often asked, “What kind of businesses need a continuous process improvement platform?” Our standard answer is that organizations in every sector, including healthcare, construction, high tech, engineering, and higher education, benefit from improvement technology. And that’s true, but the industry is only part of the story. Improvement is essential for every type of organization, but there are certain conditions under which software support can have an enormous impact.

Organizations with Multiple Locations or Remote Workers

These days people frequently work remotely, and many organizations have multiple locations or job sites. One of the most significant benefits of improvement software is that it makes it possible for people to contribute to improvement and collaboration from wherever they are. Tools like physical huddle boards don’t work well for distributed workforces, but with process improvement software, they can be effectively used without the need to get everyone in the same place.

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Topics: Change Management Software, Software, Continuous Improvement Software, Lean Software

11 Must-Have Lean Software Features

Posted by Clint Corley

Jul 29, 2019 2:12:11 PM

Over the last few years, the Lean business management approach has gained momentum across almost every industry. The methodology, which was once thought to be a niche tool for manufacturing companies, is now popular with healthcare organizations, construction companies, universities, and many other sectors. There are many ways to implement Lean, and it can be adapted to fit the needs of each organization.

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Topics: Continuous Improvement Software, Lean Software

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