Can’t solve A Problem Without A Well Rounded Idea Of The Problem

Jim Benson is best known for his seminal work, Personal Kanban.  Our conversation tomorrow centers on his new work, Why Limit WIP: We are Drowning in Work (MemeMachine Series) (Volume 2). This is an excerpt from one of my favorite podcast (Related Podcast and Transcription:  Quality & Collaboration = Quallaboration An excerpt from the past podcast: Read More …

Crowdsourcing The Next 7 Tools

Leave a 3-Minute Video on Your Favorite Tool. Why do you like it? (This is A Google Community: Next 7 Tools) Community purpose: to explore, create, and perfect the next generation of continuous improvement tools that will lift the quality and effectiveness of organizations beyond 2020. The first seven tools were published by JUSE over Read More …

A Strength Based Lesson thru Visuality

Bob Petruska, author of Gemba Walks for Service Excellence: The Step-by-Step Guide for Identifying Service Delighters discussed what he learned (part 2 of 2) about  Sur-Seal Corporation after listening to the podcast (part 1of 1) with Mick Wilz, Director of Enterprise Excellence and Co-Owner of Sur-Seal. Related Podcasts and Transcription: Lessons in Visuality I asked Read More …

Lean Implementation: Use the Language of Industry

“Until these guys actually did it hands-on, it just didn’t register with them.” – Scott Sedam Scott Sedam is President of TrueNorth Development and Todd Hallett, AIA, President of TK Design & Associates, Inc. are my guest this week on the Business901 podcast. These guys are at the forefront of Lean in the Homebuilding sector. Read More …

Quality through Individual Actions Presentation

Below is a presentation that I will be giving this week to the Plantmix Asphalt Industry of Kentucky. It will be during the winter training school and focus on Building a Quality Program through your Actions. This an hour long presentation and I noticed a few parts that the subject matter may seem to jump Read More …