Archive for Lean – Page 3

What does Lean mean to you?

John Kramer, at Cambridge Engineering shares what Lean means to him.

Workout with your dog

James Orrigo, of Lad in a Battle, sent us me video and said, “…I have been listening to your book Lean Health and it has been super motivating! I figured you would get a kick out of this video using our dog Roca to help with morning workouts 🙂 its a work in progress ha…”

Please go to his website and check out the great work he is doing for children who are suffering in the pediatric oncology units!

Does Lean shock you?

Two Pillars of Lean

Michelle of Klime-Ezee puts together a visual example of the Two Pillars of Lean.

Need to organize your desk?

Chad Beery sent us these pictures and said, “I am really seeing a lot of benefit in applying lean concepts in my life on a personal level, and look forward to starting a journey for our company (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing contractor with 50+ employees).”

For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam (used in these pictures), visit our website.

Want to know where Lean starts?

Canadian LEAN Conference

Paul Akers will be speaking at the CME Canadian LEAN Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 4-7, 2018.

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

Do you have big ears and big eyes?

When Woodworking Tools meet Gardening Tools

Paul Akers uses creativity and FastCap tools to make hedging fun and easy.

For more information on FastCap’s 3rd Hand HD, visit our website.

For more information on the Maruyama M42BK, visit their website.

A Q&A with Toyota’s Ryan McMullan

“‘I’ve noticed in my time at Toyota that the environmental lens is a way of focusing problem solving,’ says Ryan McMullan, environmental and safety manager for Toyota. Back in the 1950s, when Toyota put forward the idea of continuous improvement, eliminating various kinds of waste from production became an important step in the process. Now that step includes identifying wasted resources such as water, fuel, and materials. ‘The approach Toyota took allowed environmental and financial success to go hand in hand,’ McMullan says.” To read this whole post by Alyssa Danigelis in Environmental Leader, press here.