In reality, it’s very simple to build a waste elimination culture. The principles are not difficult to grasp, the process is low cost and doesn’t require years of training. The most important principle to remember is that building a waste elimination culture is more about the culture than the waste elimination.
Clutter is the cause of many unpleasant side effects whether it’s in our homes, our minds, our schedule or our work processes.
In that moment I realised that I needed to reconsider things in a different light. What I was looking at was not gym equipment clutter but actually physical proof that we were living our priorities.
Becoming a successful leader in a lean organisation relies heavily on the support and buy in of the people in your team
Anyone who has been involved with lean for any period of time has had experience with one of the most powerful and also one of the trickiest lean tools around. […]
It’s easy to over complicate the solution to a problem. Try a more minimalist approach to lean improvement
It suddenly became clear to me that in order to continuously improve my own development process and increase my chances of success in achieving my vision, I needed to apply the PDCA process.
The reality was that we were just moving stuff around. We hadn’t changed anything so nothing had changed.
I like to organise things. I am one of those people who will straighten the few pieces of paper on my desk and the pen alongside so that everything is, […]