Mastering Doing It

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According to biz-life strategist TEDx speaker Cortney McDermott, and new author of the book, Change starts within you, now is the perfect time to master your to-do list. “There’s something about the instant gratification of checking off or, even better, drawing a thick line through a ‘to-do,’” says McDermott, author of Change Starts Within You. “But Continue reading Mastering Doing It

Teaching Lean: See it, Solve it, Share it

The video starts out as a discussion on Dan Matthews’ latest book, Teaching People to See: Toyota’s Secret to Creating Exceptionally Engaged and Empowered Employees and quickly evolved to the fundamental 8-step problem-solving process. However, it was a people versus a tool conversation embodied in the saying, See it, Solve it, Share Continue reading Teaching Lean: See it, Solve it, Share it

Applying Deliberate Practice to the Cycles of Lean

In recent discussions, we have kept Lean in its simplest form the last week with breaking it down to the 4 Cycles, CAP-Do, EDCA, PDCA, EDCA . We provided scope and assembled a team using the SALES acronym: https://business901.com/blog1/lets-make-lean-simple-again/. We used the Leval of Perspectives to understand the highest leverage of action Continue reading Applying Deliberate Practice to the Cycles of Lean

The Cascading Effects of Lean in Your Marketing

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Upcoming Presentation This breakout session is part of the Lean Leadership Week, which includes the Lean People Development Summit and Lean Accounting/Management Summit hosted by Lean Frontiers in Savannah, GA on October 24th & 25th, 2017. For more information visit: http://www.leanfrontiers.com/leadershipweek/. Title: The Cascading Effects of Lean in Your Marketing Session Continue reading The Cascading Effects of Lean in Your Marketing

Let’s make Lean Simple Again

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I was taught Lean is simple: Find a problem, Solve a problem. It really is that simple to get started. Using my interpretation of Lean thinking, we start by: Capture what you are doing (CAP-Do) Create your Standard Practice (SDCA) Take one of those practices improve on it (PDCA) Try something Continue reading Let’s make Lean Simple Again