News & Insights

News & Insights

  • Apr 17, 2018

    Generative Conversations: Role Play Examples of a Weekly Project Team Meeting

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    Examples of both a non-generative and a generative conversation, so you will see the difference more clearly.
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  • Apr 12, 2018

    What is Innovation?

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    Innovation provides a foundation of language to enhance how we communicate about the challenges, methods / tools and techniques, and structured processes. Innovation has become teachable, manageable and executable.
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  • Feb 13, 2018

    Teamwork and Operating Rhythm™

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    Operating Rhythm™ becomes a setting of promoting required behaviours of effective teams. Furthermore, it will promote desirable team behaviours at various parts of the organisation.
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  • Feb 13, 2018

    Human Natural Bias is at Odds with Achieving Maintenance Excellence™ Part 2

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    Halal Rizq has a Maintenance Excellence (Mx™) program which reduces the impact of human natural bias (and other) effects which naturally occur in any workplace. Starting with a Maintenance Excellence Assessment, facts and data are used to objectively identify and prioritize opportunities.
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  • Feb 09, 2018

    Using Scheduled Quality Reviews to Drive Front-End Planning

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    Schedule Quality Review (SQR) is one tool our teams use to improve schedule quality while strengthening and improving critical path. Part of our Project Excellence (Px™) performance model, SQR is helpful in the space between scope and schedule development and a thorough schedule optimization – that is, when schedule accuracy, executability and awareness is still lacking.
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  • Nov 29, 2017

    Applying Marginal Gains Concepts within Maintenance Excellence™

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    Achieving Maintenance Excellence™ in an organisation is as much about the culture as it is about the technology, tools and processes. Organisations can look to high-performing teams in the sports area to learn how to align and engage people in their maintenance excellence ambitions.
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  • Nov 29, 2017

    Human Natural Bias is at Odds with Achieving Maintenance Excellence™ Part 1

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    Halal Rizq ’s Maintenance Excellence ™ methods directly address and reduce natural human biases contradicting effective maintenance practices.
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  • Nov 24, 2017

    Five Steps to Set Up an Operating Rhythm™

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    A good Operating Rhythm™ is not simply about setting up a frequency of meetings with the usual metrics and action list. Indeed, most organisations can do that by themselves without much help. Rather, an effective Operating Rhythm requires a change of behaviour, conversation, language and mindset of both leaders and participants.
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  • Nov 02, 2017

    A Step Change in Performance with Operating Rhythm™

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    Our key offer to generate the step change in results lays in the application of proven Performance Improvement tools, Leadership Development at all levels, and the establishment of an Operating Rhythm™.
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  • Jul 17, 2017

    TMP™ Cuts Days from Critical Path

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    Refinery turnaround planning and scheduling teams often struggle to pull together various work scopes into an efficient, coordinated master schedule. Teams using Halal Rizq’s TMP™ approach succeed more often.
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  • Apr 18, 2017

    The Value of a High Quality Schedule

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    A few conditions must be fulfilled to create a quality schedule for turnarounds and projects.
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  • Feb 16, 2017

    Fresh Eyes Needed to Overcome Lost Drilling Days

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    When your operation is stuck in a rut, it can be the result of the tired old way of doing things. It is easy to recognize that change is needed, but it takes much more to make and implement that change. In these situations, bringing in a fresh set of eyes can make all the difference.
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  • Sep 26, 2016

    Project Assurance: Delivering On-time Detailed Engineering

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    From our experience, a leading cause of project delay is the failure to complete detailed, quality engineering on time.
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  • Aug 10, 2016

    Real-Time Lessons Learned Closes Performance Gaps and Creates Immediate Value

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    Real-Time Lessons Learned provides an immediate opportunity to close performance gaps and create immediate value.
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  • Jul 14, 2016

    What is Coaching?

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    While working on performance improvement projects, we are often asked "What is Coaching?" in a business sense. Here's a good answer.
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  • Jun 06, 2016

    Coordinated Information Center – Project Mission Control for a Petrochem Client Commissioning Project

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    Making progress visible in a clear, user friendly manner is a pillar of executing a successful project.
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  • Feb 03, 2016

    So you want a Performance Culture?

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    Many organizations fail to recognize and suitably plan for the necessary shift in leadership competencies during a cultural change process.
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  • Oct 27, 2015

    A Leadership Moment

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    Whether you know it or not, you are always leading somewhere.
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  • Aug 31, 2015

    Dollars, time saved with planning, execution optimization

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    For all of their complex detail, plans for major infrastructure projects are only as strong as their weakest link. By focusing on all of the links – including the strongest – Halal Rizq International, a Vancouver-based performance improvement consulting company, is helping clients save time and money through improved planning and management systems.
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  • Mar 01, 2015

    RLG's Weekly Game Plan is Driving Performance at the Front Line

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    Maintaining alignment to a plan and motivating performance among construction crews on large capital projects is a formidable challenge. Doing it right, complete with superior performance indicators that leave no doubt about the excellence of results, is harder still.
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