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by LSSU Admin - Monday, 15 February 2021, 12:00 PM
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Quick, but important, administrative note: If you have previously signed up to receive a daily (or weekly) email that notifies you about new posts (or want to do so), please re-subscribe here or there is a form at the bottom of this post where you can do so. The email service is requiring me to […]

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by LSSU Admin - Monday, 15 February 2021, 12:00 PM
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Past leaders can teach us a great deal about how we can become leaders today. Biographies, memoirs and documentaries abound which underscore the achievements and abilities of the numerous outstanding leaders who came before us. The history of the United States in particular is filled with past presidents who are excellent examples of great leaders. Their various qualities and characteristics are often cited as the key to their leadership abilities, and these qualities are often emulated by...

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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 12 February 2021, 5:05 PM
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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormick for this… there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! Healthcare – Creating Value for Patients Striving for zero harm is becoming more widely accepted in healthcare.  Here, an article makes the case that Japan should strive to eliminate covid-19.  Why not in North America? […]

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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 12 February 2021, 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.


"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it."   —  Andrew...

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by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 11 February 2021, 9:40 PM
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Forgive me for batching some announcements, but I wanted to share three upcoming events (and a recent podcast) with you. First, the podcast: A Recent Podcast Recording, with Mark Graban First off, I want to thank Eric Twiggs and Ted Rells for having me as a guest on their business podcast, The 30 Minute Hour. […]

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by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 11 February 2021, 5:53 PM
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I'm running a series of giveaway contests with books and other items produced by guests on the “My Favorite Mistake” podcast. I'll be adding more contests each week, so be sure to check back on this page. Here are the current contests: Katie Anderson & Isao Yoshino's Book Episode #30 | Ends February 27 Eran Thomson's […]

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by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 11 February 2021, 2:33 PM
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I mentioned his episode the other day, but I really liked Matt May's episode of “My Favorite Mistake.” It's an opportunity to better get to know an author you may know… somebody I've interviewed on my Lean Blog Interviews podcast before. Before he started teaching at the University of Toyota, he had pursued an acting […]

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12:00 PM
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Running a business and a team has a lot of challenges, and monitoring a workforce is one of them. It does not matter if it’s a group of only five to six people or hundreds; keeping track of everything is essential. Someone has to be in charge of everything and overlook the progress their team has been making. Workforce management is very important because you have to keep an eye on every project, the productivity of every single employee, their attendance, and all the other records. It helps...

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by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 8:16 AM
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Bad luck out, good luck in! Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi! I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely ready for good spirits and good luck to be ushered in to the new year! The first week in February is one of my favorites of the year – Groundhog Day, my birthday and my […]

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by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 9:00 PM
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Wow, 400 Episodes!! 400 episodes in roughly 15.5 years… that's about 800 weeks, or one episode every two weeks, on average, over that time. Thanks again to the late Norm Bodek for the idea to get this podcast started, as I talk about in this memorial video. Thanks to everybody who has listened or participated […]

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