Keynote speaker named for 2020 Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference

“Paul Akers, founder and president, FastCap LLC, will deliver a keynote address at the 2020 Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference. Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2020, the conference offers a full day of training about how technology, best practices and lean thinking can power business success and teaches commercial truck manufacturers, upfitters, distributors and body builders of all sizes how to improve manufacturing efficiency and business results using the latest techniques and technology.”

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02.09.20 | Categories: Speaking Events

Japan Experience filling up fast!

Past attendees of the 2 Second Lean Japan Experience (formerly the Japan Study Mission) explain what they learned in Japan and how it changed their lives. Interested in learning more? Go to this link.

01.25.20 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Japan Experience

2pt5 Podcast interviews Paul Akers

“In the world of Innovation Paul Akers is a Star in his own right. He is an entrepreneur, author, teacher. And a lean-maniac (his own words).” For more on the 2pt5 podcast, go to this link.

01.24.20 | Categories: Speaking Events

Why should you go to Japan?

Past attendees of the 2 Second Lean Japan Experience (formerly the Japan Study Mission) explain what they learned in Japan and how it changed their lives. Interested in learning more? Go to this link.

12.30.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Japan Experience

Toyota Taxi

Paul Akers walks through taking the new Toyota Taxi in Japan! Double to fuel mileage of the old Toyota Taxi.

12.02.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Japan Experience

Lean Parking Garage

Paul Akers discusses the Lean vertical parking garages in Japan.

Japan Study Mission Team 31 @ Takagi

“Like drinking from a firehose!”

11.14.19 | Categories: Japan Experience

Japan Study Mission Team 31

Nothing like relaxing at an onsen after a long day of learning on the Japan Study Mission!

11.12.19 | Categories: Japan Experience

Japan, a great week but…

Tom Hughes explains how the Japan Study Mission Team 30 was a great week, but a big waste of time…if he doesn’t transform intellectual knowledge into consequential knowledge!

11.10.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Japan Experience

Sakichi Toyoda’s Loom

Paul explains the history of Sakichi Toyoda’s loom on the Japan Study Mission Team 30. Thanks to Tom Hughes for the great video!

11.09.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Japan Experience