Thomas and Suzie Visit FastCap

Thomas and Suzie came from a large bank in Slovakia to work with FastCap for 30 days to learn how we build a lean culture.

01.07.12 | Categories: FastCap, Lean, Lean Fastcap

2 Second Lean Q&A

Paul answers questions from a reader of his book, 2 Second Lean.

#1 What came first, the structure or the culture?
#2 Did you direct and educate at the beginning or did you let the teams lead?

12.28.11 | Categories: General

Culture Isn’t Costly

Tue Dec 27, 2011

Successful company culture can make the difference between a workplace people dread and one they brag about. You don’t have to have a Google-sized budget to offer great culture. Many culture-changing initiatives have no direct costs to the company. In fact, when properly executed, culture-improving initiatives can lower company costs in both the short and long term. To Read More

12.27.11 | Categories: Lean News

Cornerstone Christian School – Lean School Desk

Emma shows us “what is lean” when it comes to organizing the classroom desks.

12.13.11 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Lean, Lean Kids

Cornerstone Christian School – Lean Instruments

Austin shows us “what is lean” when it comes to organizing instruments.

12.13.11 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Lean, Lean Kids

Lean FastCap Style

Paul Akers and Andrey go over using Kaizen (lean manufacturing) to improve a process at FastCap (featuring FastCap’s 2p-10 Activator). To learn more about FastCap, visit our website:

12.13.11 | Categories: FastCap, FastCap Products, Lean, Lean Fastcap

Kaizen FastCap Style

Paul Akers and Andrey go over using Kaizen to improve a process at FastCap (featuring FastCap’s 2p-10 Activator).

12.12.11 | Categories: 2 Second Lean

To Create Something Exceptional, Do Sweat The Small Stuff

Business schools and most jobs don’t teach you how important it is to sweat the small stuff.
In fact, we’re mostly told the opposite–don’t be a micromanager, don’t be penny wise and pound foolish, don’t miss the forest for the trees. The implied wisdom is that abstract and conceptual thinking always prevails over narrow determination and single-mindedness. And yet, when we look at the greatest inventions, greatest companies, and greatest teams of our time, their success always comes down to tireless concern over every last detail. To read more

12.07.11 | Categories: General

Lean: Fine Line Automation

It is great to see lean in action at other organizations! Here are some videos from Fine Line Automation showing how they are incorporating lean principles.

Lean: Fork Lift

Lean: Extrusion Rack

Lean: Miter Saw Hood

Lean: Drill Press

12.01.11 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Lean Organizations

San Diego Surfin

Paul Akers meets up with his high school wood shop teacher, turned Grey haired surf cat, John Pruitt and records it all using FastCap’s Mini iPole and SuperMount. For more information on FastCap’s Mini iPole and SuperMount, visit our website.

11.28.11 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Paul's Adventures