SOLD OUT!!! The first two sessions are sold out, so we added another session. Are you serious about Lean? Paul Akers invites you to join him on the 3rd Japan Study Mission May 23-27, 2017. Only 17 can attend. You will need to send Paul (firstname.lastname@example.org) a video to be considered.
Month: February 2017
Why is being precise so important to the Japanese?
We discussed this in our morning meeting today.
FastCap’s Label System
Paul responds to questions from his Home Shop video (https://youtu.be/TG6QMFexLwg) providing more information about FastCap Labels.
For more information on these products, go to these links:
Erasable Kaizen Labels
Fastcaps (various sized labels)
Paul is Tasmania Bound
Paul will be speaking at the Productivity Improvers Lean Forum in Tasmania, Australia on March 2, 2017.
Win a free copy of Practicing Lean!
Mark Graban has a Amazon giveaway for a free copy of his paperback book, Practicing Lean. One winner will be selected on Feb 27, 2017. You can enter the contest by sending a tweet about the book. Here is a link with all the information about how to enter (it is quick). It’s open to U.S. shipping addresses only.
Practicing Lean is a collaborative eBook project initiated by and edited by Mark Graban, with Paul Akers as a contributor.
Happy Customers & Happy Feet!
Another 2 Second Lean improvement from Pitt Meadows Plumbing showing a super creative use of FastCap’s Kaizen Foam.
Do you Poka-yoke?
Paul Akers discuss how at a Japan Starbucks they use Poka-yoke (process used to avoid mistakes) to make sure he gets his soy milk.
Lean at my Home Woodshop
Paul Aker always says the real litmus test for whether you get Lean is whether you do it at home. So he takes us on a tour of his home shop.