Arianna Rehak interviewed Paul for Association Success Podcast. They discussed what it means to be a lean thinker, how to adopt this mindset to become more efficient, & bringing these ideas to your organization and fostering a lean culture.
And check out her article on Lean.
Peter Fokos sent us this video show his tip on how to mount a sanding disk on a random orbital sander. Now that’s Lean.
This is an amazing video on Facebook showing the power of focusing on the process, not the outcome. It is also a great example of passionate teaching…with this formula we will win every-time!
We watched this at our morning meeting and Paul said, “Fastcap, we have to do a lot better for our country….. let’s make it happen!!!!!”
“If we keep practicing, we might get good at it eventually. We all have a starting point in our personal “Lean journeys.” Looking back at our first year of work in Lean or continuous improvement methodologies, we probably weren’t very good at it. What are our reflections and lessons learned? This book is a compilation of those stories.”
Practicing Lean is a collaborative eBook project initiated by and edited by Mark Graban, with Paul Akers as a contributor. Press here to learn more.
Fiat Chrysler announced that it will invest 1 billion in modernizing two Midwestern plants, which will create 2,000 new jobs and enable the production of the Dodge Ram pickup truck currently manufactured in Mexico. We discussed this in our Morning Meeting.