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Kanban Board Tip No. 5: Reviewing Completed Work

As any good manager knows, a team’s work doesn’t end when a task or project is completed. Once a task is finished, this is the perfect opportunity to use the gift of hindsight to look back and see where your workflow or the team’s performance could be improved. This is another issue a kanban board […]

How Great Leaders Can Transform Poor Performers

Leaders face a number of challenges when managing a team. Not every employee is a model one — some are assets while some stagnate or even slip into the category of poor performers. But poor performers don’t deserve to be immediately written off as more trouble than they’re worth. Sometimes a conversation and some constructive […]

Kanban Board Tip No. 4: Measuring Your Workflow Performance

When it comes to keeping projects on track and on budget, it’s integral to continuously improve the workflow used to complete tasks. One way to achieve improvement is to measure your workflow’s performance through the use of a kanban board. Examining the performance of your workflow can help identify problems and bottlenecks before they occur. […]

3 Ways To Keep Your Remote Teams Engaged

In our modern age, technology has turned the traditional work environment on its head. The invention of email and online work management tools make it easy for team members to work from almost anywhere. And as more companies go international, teams are now scattered across the globe. According to a report from WorkAtWork, upwards of […]

Kanban Board Tip No. 3: Managing Your Work In Progress

In today’s workplace, it seems that every employee’s daily to-do list is about a mile long. And with so many tasks in the queue, it’s tempting to jump from one assignment to another in an attempt to tick as many as possible off your list. But in reality, the opposite usually occurs — diving into […]

3 Ways Visual Productivity Improves Workflow

Humans are visual creatures by nature. Just how visual? Research from 3M Corporation shows that 90 per cent of the sensory information sent to the brain is visual. And the tiny, firing neurons that make up much of our brain tell the same story — the neurons responsible for our visual perception make up a […]

Kanban Tools Tip No. 2: How to Collaborate

Up next in our kanban board tips series are a few helpful hints to help you collaborate with team members once you’ve established your board. As we mentioned in our previous post, a kanban board system is a simple way to visualize your workflows and quell the chaos that often clouds projects. “Kanban” is the […]

Do You Have These 5 Essential Qualities of Lean Leaders?

Lean leadership is an idea that the primary principles of lean management can be incorporated into an effective leadership style for use across any industry. Weaving lead leadership into the fabric of a corporate culture can help with continuous improvement — i.e. progressive steps to streamlining workflows and focusing only on processes that add value […]

Better Together: Salesforce and Leankor

Some things just work so well together, it’s difficult to imagine them as separate entities. Now we can add Leankor and Salesforce to that list. On its own, Leankor is a helpful visual workflow management system that uses Kanban cards to offer teams transparency and efficiency when managing projects. And because it works hand-in-hand with […]