Articles by Jim L. Smith

Don't Wait for Perfection

As humans we can come up with all kinds of reasons why something will not work or will go wrong. Get over that feeling. Get started.
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Jim's Gems: Set New Targets

Before you reach each goal, be ready with another one.
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Go Anywhere, As Long As It's Forward

To move toward your goals, you must first be facing them.
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Decisiveness Leads to Success

Now is a great time to show confidence in your own reasoning power.
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Face of Quality: Five Key Strategies to Enhance Quality Culture

Use your strength and leadership to remain economically healthy.
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Challenge Yourself to Go Higher

Take on challenges that make you a little bit uncomfortable. That’s the secret.
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Software & Analysis: Document Control is a Cornerstone of Effective QMS

A document control system can have a direct impact on an organization’s ability to serve its customers. They need to choose whether it will be positive or negative.
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Choose Your Path

Having a vague idea of where you want to go is not going to do you any good. Know exactly where you desire to be and you're already well on your way there.
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Achievers Get it Done

The will to succeed includes the willingness to live with the real possibility that things can go wrong.
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Just Three Steps Away from Success

No matter how low you may be, remember at any point you are just three short steps away from a whole different outlook.
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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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