Archive for Lean

Lean Rental Car

Paul Akers discusses his Lean process for checking out a rental car.

Respect for People – Waitstaff at Nagoya Hilton

Paul Akers explains the trick he used to memorized the names of the waitstaff at the Nagoya Hilton.

Do your racks look like this?

Ted Cobb, of Spacia Group, sent us this video showing how they Leaned out their sample molding racks.

Management Expedition in Iceland Welcome

Paul Akers invited everyone for a wonderful adventure at the Management Expedition in Iceland on August 23-26, 2017. Not only do you get to learn about Lean, but the adventure also includes the most beautiful nature scenes in the south of Iceland.

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XL Construction Event

Down at Monterey Bay getting ready to speak to the great folks at XL Construction.

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Time to wash the car?

Paul Akers and George clean their Porsches using Lean concepts.

Lean Tool Box

Steve Clark sent us this video saying, “I am sending you another video that I just made. I am pumped about my Lean journey… all thanks to you. This tool box improvement has been a game changer for me. Bring on the continuous improvements so that I keep fixing what bugs me! Thanks again for all your encouraging videos you do.”

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Lean & Holy Land Tour

Some of the best lean practices I have seen was when I spoke in Israel. Zohar and Ran My good friends from Israel are both crazy about lean and they would like to show you beautiful lean practices and one of the most beautiful countries in the world….are you in? ~Paul

Lean Journey: Let’s Do it in the Bathroom

“When I first introduced Lean to the Benchmark team I was a little uncomfortable with a comment from Paul Akers, author of 2 Second Lean, stating that “it all starts in the bathroom.” He maintains that there is no better place to start to build and maintain a culture of continuous improvement than in the bathroom. Everyone uses it, so it’s a perfect place to apply the 3 S’s: sweep, sort and standardize.”

To read the entire blog post by Denise Keller, of Benchmark, go to this link.