Is your business exactly where you want it to be? You don’t have any any problems to solve or improvements to make? Is your business perfect? Probably not. Even those of us who have taken on the challenge of helping others improve, and sometimes transform, their businesses have problems and work to improve on a daily basis. (Shhhh!, don’t tell anyone, but we make a lot of mistakes too. Good mistakes that still move us forward and even some where we ask ourselves what we were thinking. But the progress is always forward and tomorrow always turns out to be better than yesterday.) So if you want to improve on any or all of the following then we can help you without a shadow of a doubt: • Revenue generation • New sources of revenue • Profit • Costs • Quality • Customer service / satisfaction • Time • Frustration • Employee engagement • Delays • Problem Solving • Control • Processes and systems • Value creation and delivery It is not magic. Everything we do is something you could do all on your own. You could teach yourself and do it. The problem is that you are running a business and probably don’t have the time to learn and even less time to make costly mistakes and missteps. We all need help with things for which we either do not have the time, resources, or talent. If we did we would be perfect. No one is. If you want to generate more revenue (and profits) through better marketing then we can help. If you want improved profits, problems solved permanently, fewer surprises, and happier customers (or patients, clients, patrons, etc.) then we can help. If you want to free up more of your time to do what you do best and enjoy while letting others do the same and still enjoy the increased revenue and profits and reduced problems, then we can help.
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Agile Consultant, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner and Extreme Programming expert who is passionate about using Agile methodologies for Project Management, Portfolio Management and Software Development. Experienced with cross-geography distributed teams, and in-depth experience in providing consulting and performing Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner roles remotely using video conferencing technologies.
Peter grew up in Budapest, Hungary, where he gained B.Sc. in IT Engineering and M.Sc. in Business Economics. He spent 2 semesters in Pennsylvania studying modern investment analysis while tutoring economics and mathematics. His professional experience includes holding consultant and managerial positions of Hungarian and international consulting companies – focusing on process improvement, leadership development and interim project management – as well as senior trainer and external module leader roles within leading business education institutions. Peter has worked with over 100 coaching counterparts at Manager, Director and Executive levels. In his 13 year professional career he cooperated with clients, business partners and team members from Austria, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, India, Italy and Poland in several industries including but not limited to manufacturing companies, financial institutions, business support centers and professional services. Peter’s multicultural corporate background adds value and diversity to his coaching and training practice.
Skills: In the past years, I have had several jobs where I learned and used Microsoft Office tools, like Excel (pivot tables, formulas,...), Word, PowerPoint (incl Thinkcell) and MS Project. My skills also include webdesign: set up of a website or webshop using Wordpress and Woocommerce. Furthermore, I can work with GIMP phote editor software. Experience as: As a lean manager I have done 11 projects in financial institutions, identifying savings of +40% by process optimisation, KPI development, skills development, service optimisation, review of organisation, and coaching. Before this, I was and supervisor of a team of 12 people and analyst in the back office of a settlement bank. Since 3 years I am an all round manager: product purchaser (sourcing and buying of various products in the Far East (toys, safety products, textile,...), finding reliable suppliers), webshop manager, and administration officer. I am a result driven, hard working, enthousiastic, stress-resistant and flexible person.
Fotógrafo y diseñador gráfico con experiencia demostrable Ingeniería de producto:diseño de piezas,mecanismos y estructuras Gestión de proyectos:técnica, económica,contacto con clientes y proveedores Español, Catalán, Inglés, Alemán Persona creativa, resolutiva, dinámica, y comunicativa con gran capacidad de análisis y adaptación a los proyectos. Con conocimientos y dominio de: - Fotografía, diseño gráfico y edición de video - Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Freehand - Gestión de redes sociales (creación y mantenimiento) - Imagen y comunicación corporativa, elaboración y diseño de catálogos, folletos, roll ups, flyers y etiquetas - Papelería y tarjetas de visita - Packaging - Presentaciones profesionales (incluyendo Prize, PowerPoint, etc.) - Currículums en formato gráfico con diseño original y atractivo para su finalidad (books, portfolios, etc.) - Realización de videocurrículums * Con capacidad para producir en imprenta todos los trabajos realizados
Agile consultant, coach, trainer, and methodologist. Skilled developer, leader, and manager with experience in a variety of industries, including broadcasting, security, consumer electronics, and online media. An active promoter of agile technologies whose achievements have included tripling the productivity of development teams (Echostar) and improving quality assurance methdologies (Hewlett-Packard). Major contributor/leader in two separate national standards development efforts - TWAIN (imaging software connectivity) and OSIPS (open security system protocols). Specialties: Agile methodologies, Scrum, Kanban, eXtreme programming, software management, iOS development, software development, software quality, software development lifecycles, agile processes, program and project management, national standards development, mobile development.
Henri is a qualified Industrial Engineer. After completing his in service training and had worked in industry for a number of years, during which he worked with management Consultants he joined the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. This was the start of a career focussing on continuous improvement. During the same period the revolution in improvement and management methodologies gained momentum. Being part of the research council, Henri was exposed and contributed to the development of methodologies. After his time at the CSIR Henri worked with numerous consulting firms within the improvement field. In 2001 Bench Consulting was formed focussing on practical improvement in numerous industries. Over the next 11 years Bench Consulting (Henri Only) conducted projects for its own and other consultancies client base. In two instances during the eleven years Henri returned to the corporate environment: • For three years Henri worked within the automotive industry. During this time Henri furthered hid in-depth understanding and application of Lean under mentorship form a Japanese mentor and working hand in hand with Toyota. • For two years Henri took up an assignment with a corporate to establish a Continuous Improvement environment within a heavy engineering environment, Lean being the driving philosophy. During Henri’s career he has been exposed to numerous improvement methodologies and management systems such as Lean, Six Sigma, TQM, Juran and ISO. His strength lies in his knowledge, experience and tenacity in: • Business • Improvement • Physical operations • People • Processes • Management Henri's strength lies in his analytical nature and approach
25 years as a deep-dive learner. Excluding the technical aspects of finance and higher mathematics, I can conquer most subjects due to effective research strategies gained through training, experience and ingenuity. Over 15 years as an Organization Development professional. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Agile Scrum Master and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Recently, I attained Level II Expert Certification in Gamification soon to be a Level III Master in Gamification (pending review of final project). All in all, the broad range my experience means you will benefit from extensive training in problem solving, conflict resolution and change management. I am eager to utilize what I know about organizations and human motivation deliver impact results for your project. Epic Optimism, Dutch Driver
Making a Difference by Challenging Teams, Driving Change and Fostering Innovation. I am a results oriented Director level Executive with over 25 years proven results in operations management. I have the ability to drive operating plans, major projects, programs and initiatives from planning to producing significant bottom line results. A seasoned change agent who creates and delivers a clear vision, I have very solid record on instilling team culture and igniting competitive drive. I also have significant experience and success in leading, managing and continually developing superior business teams.