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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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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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What Is Standardized Work (And What Is It Not)? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As this House of Lean diagram shows, the foundation is built on 5S, visual controls, and plant or facility layout. (I tend to lump 5S and layout together because setting …Continue reading →

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Lean Memes Contest Update + ASQ’s Lean Handbook TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last week was the conclusion of the Lean Memes contest organized by Mark Graban at LeanBlog.org. Many great contributions were submitted by many Lean practitioners/amateur comedians (finger pointing squarely at …Continue reading →

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Stuff I’m Reading – August 8, 2012 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | There are ample opportunities for performance improvement in sports business and small business operations that I simply can’t get to it all as issues occur day after day. In addition, …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 →

Time for a Lean Blitz Update! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | There are a few updates on some previous posts that should be shared. Remember Linsanity? Part of the reason Jeremy Lin got the opportunity to start for the New York …Continue reading →

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