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Happy Holidays from Lean Blitz Consulting TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I have been absent from posting new Lean/continuous improvement content for the last month and a half, for which I apologize. Reasons for this will begin coming out in the …Continue reading →

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Why Are Players More Prone to Losing Helmets? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I have been watching football for about 30 years, but have really only genuinely paid attention to football for 25 – hey, a national championship by the local university known as …Continue reading →

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A #Lean Look at the #Baseball Jersey Manufacturing Process TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Rob Neyer of SBNation shared this great video from the YES Network on how Majestic manufactures the game jerseys for the New York Yankees. With an eye on the eight …Continue reading →

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Lean is Safety TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | First, let’s understand the concept of safety. Safety is defined as “relative freedom from danger, risk, or threat of harm, injury, or loss to personnel and/or property, whether caused deliberately or by accident” as per BusinessDictionary.com. So being in a safe situation …Continue reading →

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Football Fans Falling from Stadium Upper Decks TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The 2012 football season was barely a week old when two fatal falls from stadium upper decks took place. First, a fan fell from a fifth-floor escalator at Reliant Stadium …Continue reading →

What Else Can Lean Implementation Save You? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s been written extensively in this space that by reducing the lean process wastes through applying the lean tools you can streamline your operations and make better use of your scarce …Continue reading →

Golf Lessons and Being Open to Change TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Just like last year, I was inspired to play golf more frequently after watching The Masters this April. While I haven’t frequently gotten to the course or the range, I …Continue reading →

Football Production Process – How Much Waste Is There? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | To continue the series of posts on how sports equipment is made (see baseballs and bats as well) here’s the video from SBNation on Wilson’s production process for NFL footballs. …Continue reading →

Newfangled Gas Station Tire Air Machine TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Behold! This is easily one of my favorite newest discoveries out in the world. It’s a gas station tire air machine…but it’s so much more than that. It’s a gigantic …Continue reading →

Tommy John and Repairing-vs-Prevention TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Let’s say you just purchased a very expensive machine for your process. On average, these machines have a productive life of about fifteen years but the one you buy has …Continue reading →

How a Pop-Top Can Lid is Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | So as I was perusing Twitter, this tweet came along from Carrie Wilkerson, the Barefoot Executive (author, host, and blogger): I can relate – my semi-typical breakfast is a can of …Continue reading →

Augusta GreenJackets on Good Morning America TAGS: | | | | | | | | | ABC’s Good Morning America sent Dr. Richard Besser on a house call to Lake Olmstead Stadium, home of the Augusta GreenJackets, to identify office hazards, time-saving tips, and demonstrate the …Continue reading →

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