Laptop Stays Put

Paul using hook and loop to help hold his laptop in place on the bus during the Japan Study Mission.

For more information on the Japan Study Mission, go to this link.

Japan Study Mission Team 21

That’s a wrap on Team 21 in Japan. What a great week! For anyone interesting in attending the Japan Study Mission in November, press here!

Why Do We Do Lean?

Ryan Tierney, at Seating Matters, sent this video where he asked the staff, “Why do we do Lean”?

World Cup: Japan fans impress by cleaning up stadium

They really are a special people…

“After a heated World Cup match, the stands are usually left with food waste, cups and wrappers scattered in the heat of the moment.

Japanese fans certainly had reason to go wild on Tuesday night. Their side won their opening game, beating Colombia 2-1, and securing the team’s first victory against a South American side.

But after the team swept Colombia off the pitch, Japanese fans also did their share of sweeping: meticulously cleaning up their rows and seats in the stadium.

Equipped with large rubbish bags they brought along, the fans marched through the rows picking up rubbish, to leave the place just as neat as they had found it.

And not for the first time – supporters of the “Samurai Blue” have never failed to stick to their good manners…”

Press here to read the entire article by the BBC.

Want to see a Lean Bike Station

Mike Trulove shared this video about a Lean bike repair station at San Angelo State Park. Brilliant!

Are you making small improvement every day?

The folks at Frisco Public Library are showing us how!

Leaving it better than you found it

Are you leaving things better than you found them? The folks at Decorquip show us how!

2 Second Lean

Kevin at Joseph A. Interiors / DeLeers Construction plugs 2 Second Lean. Thanks, Kevin!

Cambridge Welcomes Lean Expert Mr. Shingo

Our good friends at Cambridge Engineering welcomed Mr. Ritsuo Shingo for a second time this Spring and we’re fortunate that they captured a video to share.

Paying for improvements

Paul Akers discusses the pitfalls of paying employees for improvements.