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What the Matthew Stafford Sneak Shows Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | With less than one minute remaining in the game and down six points at home to the Dallas Cowboys, Matthew Stafford drove the Detroit Lions down the field with the …Continue reading →

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Pink NFL Penalty Flags Surprisingly Cause Confusion TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | Starting last Thursday, the NFL will bring attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Month the same way they have for the last few years – players, coaches, and officials will sport …Continue reading →

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Genius Way to Error Proof the Strike Zone TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | One of the biggest inconsistencies in all of sports is the apparently-stated-but-not-really-followed-or-enforced standardized strike zone. In reality, baseball strike zones are extremely subjective from one home plate umpire to another …Continue reading →

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Wrong Way Through the Gauntlet Machine TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday ESPN aired footage from fall football practice at the University of Notre Dame, and had coach Brian Kelly wired up with a microphone to catch his commentary. Much to …Continue reading →

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What The Gym Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean muscle. Lean meat. Lean production. Surely they have a lot in common, yes? I get asked all the time what it means to be Lean. It astounds me that …Continue reading →

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Use of #Lean in Home Theater Installations TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | During a summer in my younger years I was a tag-along for a company that would install home theater systems. We would install big screen televisions on walls, stereos and …Continue reading →

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Guest Post: A Clown Post About Bryce Harper and Warnings TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today we have another guest post, this time from fellow blogger Mark Graban of LeanBlog.org, one of the top-read blogs about Lean today. Mark is a Lean consultant in healthcare …Continue reading →

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The 2013 #Masters: Visual Indicators TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Masters Week is finally here! All of the golf world has descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Visual …Continue reading →

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Lean or Sushi?? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean terms regularly applied in Japan don’t always get translated into English when the concepts are used in the United States. Reasons for this include lacking a concise literal translation …Continue reading →

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Visual Indicators and Habemus Papam!! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Catholics all across the world have been anxiously awaiting the election of a new Pope after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI last month. To indicate that the papal conclave …Continue reading →

Notre Dame Football and the 14 Principles of The Toyota Way – Part 1 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Tonight, for the first time since the 1989 Sunkist Fiesta Bowl, the University of Notre Dame will vie for college football’s national title, the 2013 BCS National Championship in Miami. …Continue reading →

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The Toyota Way Principles and Small Business TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We’ve finally gotten through all 14 Toyota Way principles and what each of them can mean for business operations. But putting them all together can be a challenge, but certainly one …Continue reading →

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The Filth and Disgusting Health Behaviors at Wrigley Field TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I came across this little op-ed piece on ESPN.com’s Playbook about Wrigley Field being the grossest sports stadium in the four major North American sports leagues, sharing a little bit …Continue reading →

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Articles After a Long Layoff TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I concede that my lack of sharing new information over the last couple of weeks has allowed for a slight mental decompression – there have been a lot of new …Continue reading →

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