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I was really happy to see this recent blog post from my friend Dr. Eric Dickson, the CEO of UMass Memorial Health System: More than 75,000 Ideas and Counting! Eric writes: “Other than seeing patients, huddling with frontline caregivers is my favorite part of this job. The one constant at the huddles is that there are […]

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On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on this journey because without learning we can not improve.


"Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve."  — Marianne Williamson

Businesses that take...

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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Creating a positive environment and empowering your staff is not as easy as you may think. Sometimes it is difficult to know what it takes to inspire trust and encourage productivity. Empowering your employees can difficult to put into practice at first, but it is crucial to the success of your business. It involves letting your employees in on your company’s vision, clearly defining your expectations, taking time to give feedback and much more. Here are 12 tips to help you empower your...

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 7:01 AM
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I'm writing this on Tuesday morning in Dublin, Ireland, where I have been since Sunday morning. It's my first visit to the Emerald Aisle and it has been a very nice experience. After previous stops in Zürich and the Netherlands, I was invited to facilitate a “master class” for a Lean healthcare group here in […]

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This fourth post in the series on the inner workings of the Amazon Fulfillment Center will continue to look at the outbound material flow, including pack, SLAM, and the loading of the trucks. In the next and last posts, I will also look at the software behind it as well as some surrounding processes. Please … Continue reading The Inner Workings of Amazon Fulfillment Centers – Part 4
 
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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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This fourth post in the series on the inner workings of the Amazon Fulfillment Center will continue to look at the outbound material flow, including pack, SLAM, and the loading of the trucks. In the next and last posts, I will also look at the software behind it as well as some surrounding processes. Please … Continue reading The Inner Workings of Amazon Fulfillment Centers – Part 4
 
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Joining me for Episode #351 of the podcast are my friends Joel Tosi and Dion Stewart, co-founders of the company Dojo & Co. They're the authors of the new book (to be released on November 19) called Creating Your Dojo: Upskill Your Organization for Digital Evolution. A “dojo” is a learning environment — whether that's […]

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by LSSU Admin - Monday, 11 November 2019, 12:00 PM
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I dedicate this blog to the veterans in our reading audience. You have my utmost respect and appreciation for your service to our country.
This is Veterans’ Day here in America, and as I think of leadership, I can think of no better examples than our military men and women. Here are some of the lessons they’ve taught me…lessons we ALL need in our lives as leaders.
1.    Good leaders are disciplined.
They get up early and hit the ground running. They serve when they feel like...

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by LSSU Admin - Saturday, 9 November 2019, 10:35 AM
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One of my favorite websites, Brain Pickings, recently turned 13. The reason it’s a favorite is because it offers content that is challenging intellectually – but not to the point of not making sense to humble minds like mine. The logo creeps me out a bit, but the breadth and depth of subject matter is […]
 
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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 8 November 2019, 4:00 PM
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Healthcare – Creating Value for Patients “Imagine walking into a restaurant and being seated. Sometime after your meal, you receive the check and find an additional charge that was not indicated on the menu or previously mentioned by your waiter. The charge — before your gratuity — is a 34 percent markup simply labeled, ‘Surcharge.'” David Lind […]

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