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Tennessee Baseball – Nation’s Fastest Field Cleanup TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University of Tennessee baseball team claims to have the nation’s fastest pregame field cleanup. Before home games the players sprint out to handle cleanup tasks at the end of …Continue reading →

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2014 Masters: Bubba Golf and Kaizen Thinking TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Bubba Watson is in the last pairing for the final round of The Masters at Augusta National today. He is a past Masters champion, having won in 2012 in a …Continue reading →

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Dr. Frank Jobe and Kaizen Thinking for Tommy John Surgery TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last week Dr. Frank Jobe, the orthopedic surgeon who pioneered the “Tommy John surgery” that has revived and extended the careers for hundreds of MLB pitchers and athletes in other …Continue reading →

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Why Players Hate The New NBA Jerseys With Sleeves TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NBA unveiled new player jerseys with sleeves in advance of their Christmas day slate of games, where the jerseys would be used for the first time. Even before the …Continue reading →

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The Indianapolis 500 and Continuous Improvement TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Indianapolis 500, which runs every Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, is nicknamed “the greatest spectacle in racing” but it can also be considered the proving ground for many breakthrough …Continue reading →

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#Kaizen & The Leaky Rowboat TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | You’re in a rowboat that has sprung a leak and is taking in water. You’re rowing your now-leaky rowboat to shore but a couple miles away. What are your options? …Continue reading →

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The 2013 Masters: Low Scores and Standardized Work 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. Last year …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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Lean and the Law of Cosmic Laziness TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | My seventh grade math teacher at my little school in Indiana was a fellow named Matt Aukerman. In addition to being a great teacher and funny guy, he introduced us …Continue reading →

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LASIK, Eyeglasses, and Eradication vs. Containment TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The most common types of vision correction solutions are eyeglasses and contact lenses. They compensate for the inability to properly focus our eye’s internal tissues comfortably by providing additional focal …Continue reading →

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Tyrannosaurus Rex = Problem Solver TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | It was the biggest joke pulled on one of the fiercest dinosaurs. Obviously the Tyrannosaurus Rex species did just fine without the assistance of long arms, but it certainly made …Continue reading →

The NFL Pro Bowl and Focusing On Things That Matter TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | There is serious talk at the highest league levels about discontinuing the NFL Pro Bowl, and for very good reason. – The game really only serves as a vacation for …Continue reading →

Trust TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Our trust in the athletes we’ve grown to admire was certainly tested this past week. Any way we look at trust – reliability, faith, integrity, consistency, honesty, strength – is …Continue reading →

What is Lean vs. Six Sigma vs. Kaizen? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Questions I’m asked often – by potential clients and colleagues and friends alike – center around Lean versus Six Sigma, and versus Kaizen. What are the differences between them? When …Continue reading →

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