Archive for Lean – Page 10

Paul’s Year End Message

Paul Akers reviews 2016 and realizes that failure is the platform for innovation.

Why Is Something As Simple As Lean So Difficult to Do?

“Recently my good friend Paul Akers of FastCap and lean blogging fame asked me why lean, which appears to be so simple, ends up being so hard for people to do. In my decades of leading lean, in fact, this has proven to be perhaps the most important challenge.”

Want to hear Art Byrne’s response? Press here to read the entire article.

Do you need an Ongoing Improvements Board?

Filipe Marques, of Torre, sent us this video showing how seeing this at Xylem Design, they created an Ongoing Improvements Board. Maybe you could use one, too?

Lean Paint Cans

Joe Hinkens, of Mainline Autobody, sent us this video their 2 Second Lean improvement with the aerosol paints.

Lean Filing

Ashley Bailey, of Klime-Ezee, sent us this video how by one small step he fixed what bug him from now on when filing.

Lean Ladder

Greg Glebe, of Xylem Design, sent us this video showing how very simple Lean can be when you fix what bugs you!

Have you been naughty or nice?

William Bailey explains the Japanese idea Hansei…perhaps a bit too honest 🙂

Kaizen with Ashley

Ashley Bailey, of Klime-Ezee, sent us this video where is discusses how to make your workplace better…one step at a time. Wise word!

Curiosity … where it all starts

Paul Akers gives an example of how curiosity can go a long way to solve problems!