Archive for Lean

Developing Lean Leaders Summit in Santorini Greece

Only a few spots left! Join Paul Akers, Ritsuo Shingo and George Trachilis in Santorini Greece, July 31 – August 4, 2017 for the 2nd Annual Developing Lean Leaders Summit.

For more information or to register, go to this link.

Lean Swimming

Just a few changes can make a big difference. Put your customers first!

Have you 3S’d today?

Paul Akers discusses how his friend, Filipes applied 3’S (Sweep, Sort & Standardize) to his keys.

Lean Dog Food

Thomas Riner, of Fancy Hill Farms, made this video showing how he fixed what bugs him about feeding the dogs.

Are you using strong visual controls?

Another 2 Second Lean improvement from Pitt Meadows Plumbing showing how they use strong visual controls to keep their expander head holders organized!

Katie’s Lean Questions

Paul Akers answers Katie’s questions: What is the criteria for making an improvement? Is a 20 step checklist too much?

YPO Grand Rapids Greeting

Paul Akers will be speaking at YPO in Grand Rapids, MI, on October 5, 2017.

For more information on Paul’s upcoming speaking events, go to this link.

Big Problem v. Small Problem

Filipe Marques, of Torre, asks the question, “which is worse, a big problem or a small problem?”

Sam’s Lean Rant

Sam provides feedback on how his life changed after Paul’s Lean intervention down under.

Farming Outside the Box Website

If you follow our blog, you know we are a big fan of Thomas Riner, of Fancy Hill Farms. Well now he has a new website. Check it out!