“When I first introduced Lean to the Benchmark team I was a little uncomfortable with a comment from Paul Akers, author of 2 Second Lean, stating that “it all starts in the bathroom.” He maintains that there is no better place to start to build and maintain a culture of continuous improvement than in the bathroom. Everyone uses it, so it’s a perfect place to apply the 3 S’s: sweep, sort and standardize.”
To read the entire blog post by Denise Keller, of Benchmark, go to this link.
Paul Akers discusses how his friend, Filipes applied 3’S (Sweep, Sort & Standardize) to his keys.
Paul Akers answers Katie’s questions: What is the criteria for making an improvement? Is a 20 step checklist too much?
Sam provides feedback on how his life changed after Paul’s Lean intervention down under.
Watch this two minute awesome video of William Bailey 3S’ing his bedroom. What if all kids thought like this? Can you imagine what the world would look like?
What is 3S…and what is is not?