Archive for Lean Kids – Page 2

Amazing Lean School

Paul Akers visits an elementary school in the Nagoya area where the kids to EVERYTHING!

Waste not, want not!

Paul Akers shows us how the kids in a Japanese school do not waste any food at lunch. Amazing!

Laser Focus Math

Jonathan Schwartz, math & engineering teacher at Colfax High School, sent us this video showing the projects used to teach math. If only he was my math teacher!!!

Lean Kids

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Elementary School With Standing Desks

People always ask me why do we stand up at FastCap. Is there any empirical data that suggest that it’s a better way to work? Maybe we have a little bit of the answer in this quick article.

Collier Kids Improvement

The Collier Kids show their daily improvement for their room. Way to go!!! It is crazy when you think about kids learning lean. Teaching them to appreciate quality processes, which will improve their life indefinitely!

William Bailey Respect

William Bailey shows how you should leave things better than you found them… Even though it was him who created the mess!

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Lean Challenge

Paul Akers and Gregory van Duyse challenge the students at van Duyse Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute in Benin, Africa to 3S every single day (Sweep, Sort and Standardize).

Lean Water Balloons


Now that’s a very lean way to make water balloons! Press here to read the rest of the story and to watch their video.

Never Too Young To Start Lean

Stefan sent us these photos and said: “Here is a picture of my daughter Angelina. I thought you might with to have a visual for your group morning meeting. Since I read your book “2 Second Lean” I actually know what your morning meeting is all about.

You’re never too young to start lean!!!  Way to go Angelina!!!