Monthly Archives: April 2015

Succeeding With Lean When You Don’t Know Nuffin’

It is vitally important for lean people to know nothing when working on improvement. This sounds like a crazy idea!! But it is another 100% turnaround from traditional management thinking. This is the third article of a series that shows … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Lean at a Theological Conference

I attended a conference this week where academics from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and other countries addressed thorny theological issues within a lively and growing church movement. I was¬†there to support my son who was one of the organizers. Most … Continue reading

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Do You Think Up & Down, or Do You Think Horizontally? It Makes All the Difference for Lean Success.

Lean management is simple to ¬†grasp and understand, but many find it difficult to apply in their companies. I am sure there are many and various reasons, but simply put; lean requires almost everything to change, and change diametrically. In … Continue reading

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