All posts tagged "Lean Culture"

  • Lean and the Joy of Work
    Lean and the Joy of Work

    This absolutely delightful thing called joy is so often foreign to our workplaces. I’ve been in far too many organizations where workers are angry, fearful, unhappy, drained of energy. You can see it in their eyes, the...

    • Posted September 23, 2020
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  • Respect, Trust, Candor and the Coronavirus
    Respect, Trust, Candor and the Coronavirus

    In these very perilous and challenging times, with companies and jobs on the line, managing and leading with respect, trust, and candor makes the difference in showing what you and your company truly value.

    • Posted March 26, 2020
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  • Employee shares ideas for business improvement with coworkers.
    A Simple Tool That Helps Every Employee Feel Heard

    Does your workforce confidently recognize that their voice is important to your company’s success? Learn a simple three-step technique that helps your employees feel heard.

    • Posted January 29, 2020
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  • Employee happiness matters
    Why Does Employee Happiness Matter?

    Why does employee happiness lead to a more productive, profitable workforce and a healthier community?

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • Cowboys and Teamwork
    Cowboys and Teamwork

    Could rugged individualism and “I’ll do it my way” mentality be limiting your team’s growth? It’s time to move beyond the cowboy myth and re-tune toward group success. Learn the markers of “cowboy-think” and ways to shift...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • And Why Should I Care?
    And Why Should I Care?

    Because when a group is cohesive, filled with individuals who care about each other, who trust and respect each other, beautiful things happen. No person is an island. The path to your company's success follows shared goals;...

    • Posted January 29, 2019
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  • Good Team Members are Like Swiss Army Knives
    Good Team Members are Like Swiss Army Knives

    How would you describe a good team member? Most responses described characteristics like cooperative, reliable, honest, friendly, knows how to communicate.” And then there was Ted. His response to my question was unique. He thought for a...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Belief-Based Lean Transformations
    Belief-Based Lean Transformations

    A large percentage of attempts to successfully implement the very powerful tools of Lean manufacturing fail. There are three basic mistakes leadership teams make which cause Lean failure.

    • Posted November 27, 2018
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  • Einstein’s Gets Lean!
    Einstein’s Gets Lean!

    Nothing in our environment changes unless the thinking that created it changes. So how does this apply to me and to you? If you and I agree that our work environments are not perfect, and further agree...

    • Posted August 14, 2018
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  • Let’s Hear It for the Snitches!
    Let’s Hear It for the Snitches!

    From a very early age, you and I learned that being a “tattletale” or a “snitch” is one of the very worst things we could be. The cult of the cowboy, pervasive in our society and workplaces,...

    • Posted July 26, 2018
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