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by LSSU Admin - Monday, 24 August 2020, 12:00 PM
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Paul Akers has written several books on how he has applied Lean thinking in business and at home. In his 4th book Lean Life, he applies the key "Lean" business elements he discussed in 2 Second Lean to our personal lives and relationships. It's the simple and practical shop floor wisdom of stopping our personal assembly line of defects and mistakes to come up with new and improved solutions.
Paul believes we think we know what we want in life and the relationships that are important to us, but...

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I'm really excited to be speaking to my guest for Episode #382 of the podcast… he is the legendary Tom Peters — author, speaker, and consultant. His response to me calling him “legendary” at the start of the episode gives you a glimpse into the fun conversation we had on some very important topics. Today, […]

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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 21 August 2020, 12:00 PM
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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.


"It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way."   — Rollo May

I think it makes more sense to...

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This week one of my most favorite interviews yet about Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn was released. The interview was a celebration and a reunion between Isao Yoshino and me with Tracy O’Rourke and Elisabeth Swan, managing partners of GoLeanSixSigma.com, who joined us on my Japan Study Trip in May 2019. Look at our […]

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 7:08 PM
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Last Monday, SESA Systems invited me to give a webinar on my books and posted the video on Youtube: #manufacturingbooks, #lean assembly, #leanlogistics, #workingwithmachines, #manufacturingsystemsanalysis, #introductiontomanufacturing

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 12:00 PM
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Happiness does have a significant impact on the productivity of your employees. It’s not just an empty claim. Science says so. In collaboration with British Telecom, Oxford University’s Saïd School of Business researched the influence of happiness on productivity in employees. The researchers have found that when employees felt happier, they did their work faster, made more phone calls per hour, and converted more calls into sales. As a result, researchers reported a 13% increase in...

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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 5:55 PM
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The Ultimate Guide to Gantt Charts

Before starting a new project, it is important to have clearly defined goals and guidelines. Without these delineated steps, tasks and deadlines, projects will go in multiple directions instead of staying focused on the end result. Eventually, this will cost valuable time and money.

If you are looking for a way to visualize tasks and keep teams on track during a project, you should use a Gantt chart. Let's learn more about this powerful tool that can help keep projects on time and focused. 

 
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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 1:00 PM
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The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, is running through the world like a wildfire. Besides killing hundreds of thousands of people, it is also creating a huge headache for the economy. Many countries are currently experiencing a second wave. In this post I will look at how the pandemic affects supply chains, how ... Read more

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by LSSU Admin - Monday, 17 August 2020, 12:00 PM
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The "carrot and stick" approach is an idiom that refers to a policy of offering a combination of reward and punishment to induce good behavior. It is named in reference to a cart driver dangling a carrot in front of a mule and holding a stick behind it. The mule would move towards the carrot because it wants the reward of food, while also moving away from the stick behind it, since it does not want the punishment of pain, thus drawing the cart. Thus, an individual is given carrot i.e. reward...

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Joining me for the ninth time on the podcast, for Episode #381, is Dr. John Toussaint, chairman of Catalysis. John is author or co-author of three books — well actually it's four books, as a new one is available for pre-order now with an expected September 1st release: Becoming the Change: Leadership Behavior Strategies for […]

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