Archive for Lean – Page 10

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!

Transporting You To Japan

Paul Akers meets with the team at Walters and Wolf about their June trip on the Japan Study Mission in Nagoya, Japan.

56 Beers Filled In One Minute?

Lean thinking!!! We watched this in our morning meeting!

Are you overwhelmed by your mess?

Welding machine storage box

Pitt Meadows Plumbing is committed to making 2 Second Lean improvements and recording them via video. Do you need to be doing this, too?

Developing Lean Leaders Summit in Santorini Greece

Update: All of the SEA SIDE view rooms are booked! We are now booking rooms across the street in the new Desol Hotel. Only 10 spots left, so book now. For a company discount, contact George Trachilis!

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.


Paul Akers instructs all those going to the Japan Study Mission to install the WhatsApp on their smartphone because that is how the team will communicate. Paul’s number is 306.941.3748. WhatsApp is a great communication tool!

For more information on WhatsApp, go to this link.