Who We Are

Our team is composed of experts with incredible work improvement ideas that transform business operations. Work Excellence’s business improvement team has helped dozens of businesses achieve total operational fluidity.

Schedule a free consultation with us to start your company’s transformation.

A business improvement toolbox that helps businesses change and improve how they work; thereby,

getting more value from your work now!

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What Is the Work Excellence Method?

The Work Excellence Method is a work improvement system born from decades of combined experience, skill, and research of our founders. Having worked with dozens of businesses in coaching and consulting capacities, we have discovered that companies and individuals have an opportunity for growth in how they work. Through decades of research and multiple test cases, we found that making crucial improvements to your work can lead to savings of significant time, productivity, money savings, and other incremental gains.

It All Started With Business Improvement Ideas

What started as a management consulting company, called Zero Degree Consulting, has today transformed into an efficient and effective set of business improvement strategies called “The Work Excellence Method”. With dozens of success stories behind our methodology, we have created a sustainable user-oriented process that works for most types of businesses and roles.

The Work Excellence Mission

Work Excellence, LLC is a business improvement company that offers workshops, business coachingbusiness consulting, and webinars. Over the years while helping businesses, we have identified two approaches as having significant and lasting effects on a business’s processes. Furthermore, we also offer premier workshops that help individuals or companies scale our solution to a broader audience and more diverse user cases. At the end of the workshop, attendants leave with applied knowledge they can immediately use to see significant transformations in work and better business results within their company. 

We Help You Streamline Your Business

Our team is made up of seasoned work improvement professionals Steve Gran and Brian Cain. Steve and Brian have worked together for decades helping businesses improve the way they work. From their combined experience, they developed the Work Excellence Method.

Both partners are passionate about helping people and businesses flourish. This dedication has led them to create incredible work improvement tools, which have helped firms change and improve how they work. Steve and Brian are hands-on with their business improvement training workshops, allowing clients to benefit firsthand from their decades of experience.

Excellent Organizations Generate Value in Multiple Ways

Customer Value

  • Meet/exceed customer expectations
  • Grow with your customers
  • Build deeper connections with your customers
  • Get on the same page with your customers

Organizational Value

  • Achieve your short and long-term strategic goals
  • Improve your financial condition
  • Scale and innovate faster
  • Get everyone aligned with the same goals at all levels of the organization

Cultural Value

  • Maximize value received with your team and the communities in which these organizations reside and serve
  • Increase the confidence, capability, and skills of your leaders
  • Be the best place to work, best employer, or best at establishing work/life balance

The Work Excellence Team Helps You Get More Value Now

Working with the Work Excellence team helps you get more value now through meaningful and results-oriented work. Our team helps you gain more value from the work you do by unlocking work improvement ideas for working your way. We will help you and your business achieve substantial improvements in your work.


Steve Gran

Steve is an educator, coach, and consultant. He has more than 27 years of business experience. He began his career in retail services and quickly moved into distribution and logistics. Steve is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Certified Master Blackbelt.

During his career, he has always focused on applying timeless work principles and has extensively studied and applied ideas for business improvement. Steve has helped thousands of individuals, hundreds of teams, and scores of organizations in their continuous improvement efforts. He has a bachelor’s degree in Transportation and Logistics from The Ohio State University.


Brian Cain

Brian is an educator, coach, and consultant. He has more than 29 years of business experience. He began his career in auditing, finance, and accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Lean Certified, and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

During his career, he has always focused on applying timeless work principles and has extensively studied and applied continuous improvement concepts. Brian has helped thousands of individuals, hundreds of teams, and scores of organizations in their work improvement efforts. He has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Accounting from Troy University.


Sherie Adair

Work Improvement for Any Industry

We have developed the Work Excellence Method to work for any industry. Our experience has shown us that when our work improvement system is applied in any company, any industry, significant benefits are experienced.




Information Technology

Logistics & Distribution

Work Improvement for Any Role

Each role within an organization has a crucial part to play in how the entire organization works. Since any organization is the sum of all its roles, we have seen how changes to one role have a significant positive impact on the whole organization.

Upper Management

Middle Management

Team Leads


Business Owners

Supercharge Your Company’s Process Improvement Ideas​

Experts in business improvement techniques can transform your business. Steve and Brian have helped dozens of businesses achieve this transformation. Schedule a free consultation to start your transformation.

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