Articles by Jim L. Smith

Face of Quality: Counter Resistance to Change

September 7, 2012

Successful change agents consider the big picture.

Read More

Jim's Gems: Think Success

September 4, 2012
You act like you know yourself to be, which is what all of us do. You create what is called a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Read More

Jim's Gems: What Do You Have to Offer?

August 27, 2012
Many people are, by their very nature, quite thoroughly self-centered. That represents quite an incredible opportunity.
Read More

Jim's Gems: The Power of Your Beliefs

August 20, 2012
Beliefs are neither right nor wrong. They are either empowering or limiting.
Read More

Jim's Gems: Change Your Beliefs

August 13, 2012
Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison came to realize that authority figures were not the determiners of their destiny. Rather, they themselves had that power.
Read More

Jim's Gems: Personal Beliefs

August 6, 2012
We all have beliefs about who we are and what we are like. We were, however, not born with these beliefs.
Read More

Face of Quality: Good Enough?

July 31, 2012
Quality should play a larger role in when a product is released.
Read More

Jim's Gems: What's Your Idea of Success?

July 30, 2012
Measuring success by other people's values prevents you from recognizing many of your own significant accomplishments.
Read More

Jim's Gems: Achievement Results from Persistent Focus

July 23, 2012
If you're not persistently following your dream, that dream is simply not big enough. You will need to work to expand on that dream until it is big enough and exciting enough to keep your focus continually aligned and unwavering.
Read More

Jim's Gems: Take Time to Reflect

July 16, 2012
I believe our insights come when we give our minds time to think, without forcing answers at the conscious level.
Read More




 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.
More Podcasts


Quality Magazine


2014 April

Check out the April 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Manufacturing Process

Has/does news about a manufacturers’ recall (like the GM recall in the news now) cause you or your company to reexamine its manufacturing process?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.



facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png