Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Lean Six Sigma Is Everywhere

Do you ever walk into a store and know at a glance where to find what you need? Do you notice that seemingly long lines can often move really quickly? Do you find yourself wondering why things don't go horribly wrong more often? Lean Six Sigma is at work! Mistake-proofing,…

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Webinar: How To Use A Fishbone Diagram

Webinar: How to Use a Fishbone Diagram

The Fishbone (aka Cause & Effect or Ishikawa) Diagram is a seemingly simple method of conducting structured brainstorming around the root cause of a process problem. So why is it so hard to get it right? We'll walk through some classic ways to build a Fishbone Diagram, we'll show you…

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Webinar: Introduction To Lean (ENCORE!)

Webinar: Introduction to Lean (ENCORE!)

The first live presentation of this webinar was so popular that we did an encore presentation! Watch our 1-hour foundational webinar below and you’ll learn how to begin applying Lean right away. You’ll learn what Lean is, why Lean is good for business and how some of the basic Lean concepts…

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Lean Life Hack #3: How To Raise Kids

Lean Life Hack #3: How to Raise Kids

Some young parents look like extras on The Walking Dead. Others sound like truant officers about to haul their kids off to the pokey. But some seem to have a secret formula for maintaining a high-functioning, kid-filled household. What follows are some brilliantly simple, Lean visual routines offered by largely…

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5 Ways To Improve A Process

5 Ways to Improve a Process

Paul Simon wrote a song in 1975 called “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” but, when dealing with process improvement, there are really only “5 Ways to Improve a Process.”  It is all about reducing variation; whether it’s variation in time to serve a customer at the Bahama Bistro, variation…

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