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A Lean Journey

 •  December 11

Being a leader is much more than simply being the boss. One of the most important qualities of a good leader is the ability to engage their employees. How you lead impacts both your staff and the business. As a leader, your goal is to have a team that is able to follow direction and use company processes and procedures with effective results. A...

A Lean Journey

 •  December 8

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...

A Lean Journey

 •  December 6

Vince West, a recent graduate at Mass Bay Engineering that I've gotten to know in my area, and I have been discussing worker safety. He's authored this article based on his experience in the construction industry. I think these safety measures are applicable in all industries. Workers’ safety is a key priority for any team leader in the...

A Lean Journey

 •  December 4

The answer to the above question is simple – money – but what else do employees work for? Do they work for the love of the company? Can they do so if the company doesn’t love them back? For the average worker, going to work means paying the bills. Nobody does this for free, and nor should they. Going to work is what puts food on the table and keeps...

A Lean Journey

 •  December 1

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...

A Lean Journey

 •  November 29

Oppsss the wheels fell off your lean initiative? - Norm Bain says one of the biggest obstacles to long term success with lean is that many of the lean concepts are so simple to understand that you may fall into the trap of believing that they will be simple to implement.

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 •  November 27

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...

A Lean Journey

 •  November 24

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...

A Lean Journey

 •  November 20

It is that time of the year again, when families and friends come together and celebrate the preamble to the Holiday season. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all of the great, influential people in our lives. Our immediate outpouring of gratitude always seems to focus on families and friends, the turkey, stuffing and afternoon...

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 •  November 17

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...