Progress is so boring. Almost three weeks into my latest focus on intentional living I am steadily pushing the flywheel, one microscopic movement at a time. It’s agonisingly slow, not […]
Recently, I was helping my husband with a change management assignment he was working on. He was interviewing me about improvements in the company I work for, Escea. One of […]
Personal Flywheel Series – Two actions for moving forwards when you’ve been crushed by your own Flywheel
Earlier in the year I started working on my personal Flywheel journey. You can read about it here. Since then I’ve had a number of set-backs both in health and […]
Just recently, I taught a class about ‘Managing the Impact of Change.’ As I was preparing for and delivering the class, I started to think about how deeply the ‘Respect […]
I’m a big fan of strategic life planning and it’s certainly helped me work through some tough times and to achieve some audacious goals. I’ve now written an article on […]
A culture of stopping is where each day, everyone in the company comes together to assess the previous days performance, to focus on an improve any issues experienced, to carry out housekeeping and improvement activities and to learn and grow.
Just a few weeks ago I was having a conversation with the CEO of the company where I work (Escea) as Head of Operations and ‘Lean Coach’. Two nights before […]
Productive paranoia and a culture of discipline. Is this the secret to my future triumph over cookies?
Recently, I wrote a post about focusing on discipline when motivation is low. Driving to work this morning, still struggling with motivation, I thought back to another post and experiment […]
If I’d known that maintaining a healthy, intentional lifestyle would be so hard I probably would never have started. Fortunately, what I do know is that despite the frustration, suffering […]
Do you have a great team of people working with you? Are they constantly striving to improve their processes and coming up with great ideas and improvements? Do they know […]
We’ve been working hard on arranging all the content on the Lean Minimalist site in a more user friendly way over the last few months and now have a much […]
Recently I have had the privilege of writing a post for BossBabe. The article is about my personal journey to financial freedom through Minimalism. You can check it out here. […]
If you’ve clicked on this post, it’s likely that you’ve not heard a lot about this thing called ‘Lean’. Lean is the nickname for the operational improvement system used by […]
I just saw a re-tweet that had originated with The Minimalists that made me do a double take and a re-think. ‘What would the best version of myself do?” Now […]
What do leaders need when they are starting out in improvement? They need some strong tips to help them understand what they are trying to achieve and some tools to get started with. I’m a big believer in giving people simple, straightforward options when it comes to lean and starting an improvement program is no different.
A friend asked me today how things were going since I finished my thirty days of healthy focused living and I had to answer truthfully. It’s been really hard. Thirty […]
Tomorrow, my thirty day healthy living challenge is over. For thirty days straight I will have eaten the right foods, exercised every day, gone to bed at the right time, […]