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The Reluctant Mentor

– A book by Lew Sauder and Jeff Porter In this fictional account of Stewart  Bicycle Manufacturing, Sauder and Porter explore the…

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The History of PDSA, PDCA, and Dr. Deming

The History of PDSA, PDCA, and Dr. Deming

PDCA, or “Plan Do Check Act”, is perhaps one of the most well-known concepts in lean and continuous improvement. Not the most understood, but well known about. Anything this ubiquitous and broad is with understanding its historical use and origins. I love diving into histories like this; read economics and The post The History of PDSA, PDCA, and Dr. Deming appeared first on JFlinch.…

One Question That Will Change How You Think About Strategy

The easiest strategic choice is to just keep doing what you’re doing. Stay the course. And sometimes that’s also the right choice, but when it is the wrong choice, it often sneaks up on you. By the time a current or future competitor makes you irrelevant, it is likely too The post One Question That Will Change How You Think About Strategy appeared first on JFlinch.…

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The Reluctant Mentor

The Reluctant Mentor

– A book by Lew Sauder and Jeff Porter In this fictional account of Stewart  Bicycle Manufacturing, Sauder and Porter explore the working relationship between a successful baby boomer…

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Lean 101: An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

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Lean Quote: The Secret to Innovation is Freedom

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How Networking Accelerates Growth

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson As a leader, you’re likely aware that building a network takes time and work. Mentors and a network of peers are not easily established for jobs, professional growth, or business. The process of growing a … Contin...…

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12 Characteristics of a Lean Organization

The renowned football coach and philosopher, Vince Lombardi, once said, “Perfection is unattainable, but if we chase perfection, we catch excellence.” That’s the mindset of a Lean organization. There’s a bedrock belief that every process, inv...…

Lean Transformation Steps for Operational Excellence

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An Innovation Action Plan for the New CTO

Process

Creating Innovation with Hardcore Soft Skills

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Yadira Caro on the Hardcore Soft Skills Podcast. In the episode I define what innovation really is, how people, process and technology come together to create innovation and where people go wrong. … Co...…

The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to Nearly 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed

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