Mindset

When I was a practicing psychologist, people often brought their children to me for intelligence testing. Ostensibly, they said they wanted their children to be in the “right” program at school.  Of course they were talking about the “gifted” program.  Some parents,...

Leadership Salad

I am not convinced that facilitating kaizen events will produce a Lean culture. I am also not convinced that value stream mapping, balanced scorecards, A3 problem solving, 5S, visual management, standard work, Poka yoke, statistical process control, quality function...
Lowering the Waterline

Lowering the Waterline

Imagine an aquarium.  Imagine in this aquarium that water is being pumped in on one side and leaving through a valve at the base of the opposite side.  Continuing this thought experiment, imagine that at its current setting, water exits the aquarium at a constant...