KerryAn Simpson, east region sales manager at YKK (U.S.A) Inc. shares her thoughts on YKK's Fundamental Beh...
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Although we can’t change the past, I believe we can change the future with correct knowledge and action on what we have learned from the past.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges. YKK has met this challenge head on.
Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to doing the right thing in every action you take and in every decision you make, especially when no one’s looking.
It is old-fashioned, but ‘counting your blessings’ is a great way to create a positive outlook.
I believe that the daily actions of each and every employee of the YKK Group convey enthusiasm to colleagues, customers, and society.
Now more than ever, we need humanity. As we approach the season of giving, someone could use a kind word, a compliment, a meal, or a helping hand. There’s no time like the present to Give Back!
Recently we have faced two different types of viruses. The first one is a physical virus, which tests our 6s discipline, activities aimed at order and cleanliness that we even carry out in our...
I prefer to change myself through learning and experience because change leads to the discovery of one's new values and self-growth.
Our attention to detail in the areas of safety are paramount as an individual and organization.
If we can increase the amount of time we spend being proactive in our daily activities, we will be able to work more efficiently and create new added value.
No matter how little, if we can all get in a habit of asking ourselves, “What can I do to make a positive difference?” I wonder what difference we can make?
Practice blameless problem solving.
I have been blessed to work with a tremendous number of talented people throughout my YKK career. I have been supported in every way imaginable, so as I sat down and started to think about how I...
I think that understanding people’s stories is the basis of communication.
I realized the importance of understanding that the way of thinking naturally differs depending on one’s position
Shirley Chisholm said, “You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining.” This quote speaks volumes of how individuals can impact their teams. You can either be...
Every time I witness one of our team members engaged in a deep technical discussion with a customer or colleague, I know we can attribute it to YKK’s desire to seek improvement!
We have all heard that adversity reveals character. Crisis also reveals business weaknesses and strengths. Once we can recognize these, then we have the power to fix the bad and leverage the good.
“Kaizen,” or constant improvement, is what really transforms the process into a better one.
seemingly small commitments that appear insignificant and easily declined at the time may end up resulting in a bigger impact on your life and the people around you than you could ever imagine.