Archive for Lean – Page 20

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Standardization

Chris Hotze, of Crescere Capital Management, sent us this video showing how standardization works for aesthetics, too!

The Folly of MBWA

Paul Akers, the president of FastCap, commits to regularly visiting the front lines of his company as part of his leader standard work. But don’t confuse this commitment for “management by walking around” (MBWA). Akers does it as much (or more) for his own edification than for the training of his employees. Press here to read more of the article by Dan Markovitz of Markovitz Consulting.

Lean Check Deposit

Chris Hotze, of Crescere Capital Management, sent us this video showing how they transitioned to a lockbox to save a ton of time. Now that’s Lean thinking!

2 Second Lean Book Club

Check out Len’s book club! He is having tremendous impact on his organization.

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paul-aydin

“It is hard to believe that I am on my fifth book ‘Miracle in Kazakhstan.’ In January 2015, I accepted an invitation to come to Kazakhstan’s largest construction company – BI Group – to speak about ‘2 Second Lean’. My job was simple; build a lean culture in a company through interpreters, in a language that is as foreign to me as painting a Van Gough would be.” Press here to read the entire Lean Construction blog post.

What is 3S?

What is 3S…and what is is not?

Lean Krav Maga Gym Bag

Chris Hotze, of Crescere Capital Management, sent us this video showing how he used Lean to organize his Krav Maga Bag. Stops the struggle each morning getting ready to go to the gym!

Amazing Iceland and the lean hot tub maniacs

Paul Akers travels to Iceland to speak at the University of Reykjavik. He also squeezed in a mountain bike ride and group to I’m the hot tub.

For more information on this event, go to this website.

Waste at the Broken Yoke

Paul Akers and his Mom check out customer waste at the Broken Yoke Restaurant.