How would you define “best practice”? According to Webster’s Dictionary the definition of “Best Practice”: A procedure that has been shown by research and experience to produce optimal results and that is established or proposed as a standard suitable for widespread adoption. The best practice is a broad term that is used in many contexts and in many industries. It is often used to lay out an exacting procedure in the execution of a task to produce an optimal outcome. Standard operating procedure (SOP) type of best practices is necessary and valuable within our operations for training, evaluating, quality control, and more. Beyond the use of utilizing best practices for specific or detailed execution, they are great for departmental or managerial level execution. Departmental level best practices give a framework for success to managers without the need to micromanage competent and engaged team members.