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by LSSU Admin - Friday, 11 December 2020, 12:00 PM
Retrieved from: A Lean Journey
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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.


"Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude."   — Zig Ziglar
When people have the wrong attitude, getting...

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    I was incredibly saddened today to hear that Norman Bodek passed away yesterday in Japan, where he had recently moved with his wife, Noriko. Norman was 88. This was announced through an email from Norman's company, PCS Press, and I had previously seen it announced by a few people on LinkedIn. Here is his obituary. […]

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      I'm excited that Episode #25 of my new podcast “My Favorite Mistake” is now released! Note: I'm going to stop cross-posting all of the episodes here to LeanBlog.org. I'll post about the podcast if there is a guest from the Lean community. To make sure you learn about all future episodes, click here to learn […]

      The post “My Favorite Mistake” Episode #25: Val Ries on Learning From Her First Leadership Role appeared first on Lean Blog.

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        by LSSU Admin - Thursday, 10 December 2020, 1:53 AM
        Retrieved from: Lean – Katie Anderson
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        What gifts will you be giving — or receiving — this holiday season? The gift of learning is one that never ends! My Gift of Learning For YOU! If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to learn from Mr. Yoshino through the book Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn. my gift of learning to you […]

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          by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 12:00 PM
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          For my Facebook fans you already know about this great feature. But for those of you that are not connected to A Lean Journey on Facebook or Twitter I post daily a feature I call Lean Tips.  It is meant to be advice, things I learned from experience, and some knowledge tidbits about Lean to help you along your journey.  Another great reason to like A Lean Journey on Facebook.

          Click this link for A Lean Journey's Facebook Page Notes Feed.
          Here is the next addition of tips from the...

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            by LSSU Admin - Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 10:00 AM
            Retrieved from: Minitab Blog
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            Brainstorming & Planning Tools for Looking Ahead to 2021

            In what may feel like the longest year ever, 2020 is finally coming to a close.

            If you are looking ahead to 2021, brainstorming and project planning tools are some of the best ways to visualize ideas and organize information as you look to the future and decide what new projects to tackle and problems to solve.

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              by LSSU Admin - Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 12:00 PM
              Retrieved from: AllAboutLean.com
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              Lean manufacturing often talks about true north. This is the direction in which your operations should move to become better. Sometimes that may be a bit fuzzy, so let’s have a look at what true north could include. I am fully aware that reaching true north in all aspects is unrealistic. If you actually reached ... Read more

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                by LSSU Admin - Monday, 7 December 2020, 7:35 PM
                Retrieved from: Michel Baudin's Blog
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                Thanks to Jeffrey Liker for providing additional details on the transformation of this tool. Initially, Toyota used it occasionally with suppliers. The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) turned it into the Value Stream Maps (VSM) that it has promoted as foundational to Lean.

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                From TSSC to Ford, Delphi, and the LEI In comments on yet […]

                The post More About VSMs From Jeffrey Liker appeared first on Michel Baudin's Blog.

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                  by LSSU Admin - Monday, 7 December 2020, 1:28 PM
                  Retrieved from: Old Lean Dude
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                  For the 2020 Holiday Season, here’s a little Lean levity from the ghost of Christmas past. Most parents who celebrate the annual visit from Santa will have fond memories of “night before” experiences (a true story) like this:

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                    I'm excited that Episode #24 of my new podcast “My Favorite Mistake” is now released! You can listen to it (or watch it or read a podcast) via my MarkGraban.com website: Episode #24: Ash Taylor on Having Clients That Are a Bad Fit Joining me for Episode #24 is Ash Taylor, an entrepreneur and business […]

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