Chances are that your organization has some form of a Lean team, but those resources come in all sorts of different forms. In the next several videos, we will explore how to Organize Your Lean Team, starting with this video where we explore the role of lean resources. What should
So after my bad experience with American Airlines during Covid-19, I decided to try flying Delta when I had to go back to Orlando for my movers to pack up the old place. I've heard a lot of good things about Delta in recent years from business colleagues and one co-worker recently flew them and […]
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During a recent conversation with Dan, I asked him a series of questions about the book and the connection between employees, customers, and communities. Here are the important questions followed by Dan's answers:
“Respect for people” is, of course, a core tenet of Lean and the Toyota Production System. It's an important idea in the workplace and beyond. I was really happy to see this article in the WSJ: Baseball's Newest Market Inefficiency: Treating People Like People Imagine that, treating people like people. There's a bit of an […]
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I recently ordered some specialty black-colored Texas license plates. We have a vehicle that's a very deep red with black accents, so the default white background Texas plates really jump out. For about $50, we could get plates that look like this: When the plates were ready, I got an email from the local county […]
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The countdown is on! I can’t believe that my book Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons from Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learning will be available in less than a month! You may be surprised that simultaneously while I’m talking about the book through podcasts, webinars, and more – I’m […]
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Today, I wanted to share an excellent article written by Dr. John Toussaint (of Catalysis) and Ken Segel (of Value Capture): Ken and John were both deeply influenced by the late Paul O'Neill, who made worker safety the primary imperative at Alcoa when he was CEO there — which created a culture of “Habitual Excellence” […]
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