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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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What Your #Mother Can Teach You About #Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out in the world – if it wasn’t for your mother, you wouldn’t be here to read this. It’s an understatement that my …Continue reading →

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Long Overdue Thank-Yous TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | With 2012 winding down, there are a few key posts I’d like to share before we flip the calendar to 2013. This first one is to recognize (just about) everyone …Continue reading →

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Happy Thanksgiving! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | November 2012 is the one-year anniversary of Lean Blitz. Kicked off in Ohio and relocated to Augusta, Georgia, there is a lot for which to be thankful over the last …Continue reading →

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What P90X and Lean Have in Common TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We’ve all seen the infomercials. (Or have you? Maybe I need to minimize my late-night television viewing.) P90X is the relatively new home workout philosophy that consists of a training regimen …Continue reading →

Questionable Sign Usage & Moving Trucks TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | A couple of weeks ago I posted about the process of moving south and sorting through belongings during packing and loading. I came across something that really stuck out to …Continue reading →

Visual Management and Strawberry Jam TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Every couple of years my mother and I get together to make batches of strawberry jam. She’s made freezer jams for as long as I’ve been alive, and since I’ve …Continue reading →

S.M.A.R.T. Goal Update TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Back in January I provided a definition to S.M.A.R.T. goals (or smart goals) and also shared a few examples I have for myself. One of those goals is reducing the amount …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 →

The Five Whys Analysis TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | Root-cause analysis is a fancy and concise way to say “figure out the real reason something happened.” When bad or unexpected events occur, we want to know what caused it …Continue reading →

Goal Setting: Additional Information from Lifehacker TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Part of the reason I felt it best to step away from posting specific “Lean in personal life” content is because Lifehacker does it so dang well. Lots of authors …Continue reading →

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