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Industry experts and editors of Quality, NDT and Vision & Sensors share their views on the latest in the market and in manufacturing—from management and leadership to process and technology—and we want feedback from engineers, designer, operators, managers and others with something valuable to say about the business of quality!

Jim's Gems: Make Good from Bad

December 9, 2013
Have you ever asked yourself why some people never seem to be having a bad day and you’re struggling to just survive the day as you go from one bad situation to another?
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Jim's Gems: Use Values to Motivate Others

December 3, 2013
We’ve written about motivation in several blogs and in two Quality Magazine’s web exclusives. Today, I want to discuss motivating others through values. As we discussed in our November 19, 2013 blog, knowing what your personal values are is important; however, knowing what other peoples' values are can be important also.
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Jim’s Gems: Greatest Teachers

November 25, 2013
As we journey along the path of life, barriers, challenges and stumbling blocks are inevitable. These stumbling blocks come in all shapes and sizes.
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Jim's Gems:Personal Values and Life Goals

November 19, 2013
What does getting what you want in life have to do with values? Let's discuss how the two are connected so we can better understand the synergy that can be gained.
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Jim's Gems: Resiliency

November 12, 2013
Another disaster! The world is constantly coping with disasters but in the last few years, they seem to have come more frequently.
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Jim's Gems: Guard Against Negativity

November 4, 2013

The best people to associate with are those who do three important things at the same time.


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Jim's Gems:Visualization Power

October 29, 2013
From time to time we are asked, especially in job interviews, about our skill set. I’ll bet that most of us never think about the ability to focus attention as a skill?
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Jim's Gems: The Law of Attraction

October 21, 2013
This seems like a weird title for this blog but read on for a connection to our main themes of self-awareness, motivation, and success. Have you ever thought about what makes a company great?
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Jim's Gems: Who Is Your Wizard?

October 15, 2013
The movie classic “The Wizard of Oz" celebrates the 75th anniversary of its release and is now available on DVD.
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Jim's Gems:Jump Start Your Day

October 7, 2013
How do you start your morning? Let’s discuss how this can have a significant effect on how the rest of your day goes?
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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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