Archive for 2 Second Lean

Safety

Paul Akers discusses why safety is so important in Japan.

Welcome FP McCann Ltd.

Paul Akers welcomes FP McCann Ltd. on their Lean journey. For more information on FP McCann Ltd., visit their website.

Mark’s (FP McCann) response to Paul:

The Art of Screwing Up

Are you failing often and failing fast?

Lean champion drills down for Lean Construction crowd

Love when the 2 Second Lean message gets spread…particularly to the construction industry. Way to go, Ray Lota of U.S. healthcare giant Kaiser Permanent!

“…First, he said, read 2 Second Lean by Paul Akers. Recognize that small wins can mean big improvements — attempt to cut mere seconds off a process. Reduce variation, fix what bugs you and end meetings with a “plus and delta exercise” — that’s 10 or so minutes identifying what the team can do to improve or bring more value to their work. Also challenge and empower teams to identify and eliminate waste…”

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Total Participation

Want to see what total participation looks like in a company starting Lean? Well, watch is video shared with my be Paul at Kukoon Rugs.

Are you fixing what bugs you?

Thomas Gafgen, of Thomas P. Gafgen Cabinetmakers in Cream Ridge, New Jersey sent us this video showing genius way to store Tupperware lids! For more information on Thomas P. Gafgen Cabinetmakers, visit their website.

Are you keeping the rope tight?

Paul makes improvements to the Cruzin Cap staging area. Something we call “keeping the rope tight”.

100 Improvements

Paul Akers shows off the 100 Improvements he made in 4 days.

Clyde

Clyde, a customer of FastCap, started doing 2 Second Lean and now he is buried in work!