Archive for Lean Organizations – Page 3

How many improvements can you make in a month?

Check out this incredible 2 Second Lean improvement video by Seating Matters! You gotta love these guys!

My Boss Doesn’t Get LEAN!

Paul Akers discusses how to do Lean when your boss or co-workers don’t get Lean.

2 Second Lean in China

Paul Akers visits a boat seat manufacturer in Shanghai, China where they are doing 2 Second Lean. Use your head, not your wallet!

Amazing Seating Matters

Paul Akers tours Seating Matters in Northern Ireland to see the amazing job they are doing with Lean. Every single person is involved!

For more information on Seating Matters, visit their website.

Golden State lumber Speaking Event

Paul Akers will be speaking at Golden State Lumber Executive Team in Concord, CA on January 15, 2019.

For more information on Golden State Lumber, visit their website. http://www.goldenstatelumber.com/

Australia AME Conference 2019

Paul Akers send out an invitation to the AME Conference (Leading Through Excellence and Innovation) in Melbourne, Australia on May 7-9, 2019.

For more information on the AME Conference, visit their website.

How many walls do you see?

Check out Brad Cairns article on Woodworking Network. Here is an excerpt regarding the Japan Study Mission.

“Then came the magical moment: Paul said, “Hold on,” to the person he’s talking to, looks at me and says, “You wanna go?” I couldn’t have said, “Yes” any faster or more emphatically. He returned to his conversation and said, “I don’t know how, but we have to get one more on the trip
This was unquestionably what is referred to in the sports world as the The Sports Network turning point of my life.

I went on the Japan study-mission. It was mind-blowing. The Japanese operate at a level that we can barely comprehend, yet the principles are unbelievably simple.

While we did see some amazing factories in operation, I would say equally as important was being trapped on a bus with 25 other lean maniacs. It’s analogous to being a golfer and running into a fellow golfer at a party. Instantly you have this bond and before long it seems like you have been friends for years. Well, the experience was like that, except on steroids.”

Lean Grocery Store | Japan Study Mission

Paul takes us through the shopping process at Trial Grocery Store in Kyushu, Japan. This is one of the stops on the Japan Study Mission. If you are serious about Lean, join Paul in November 2018 for his next Japan Study Mission. To learn more, go to this link.

Magellan Health Welcome

Paul Akers welcomes Magellan Health on their Lean journey.

For more information on Magellan Health, visit their website.