Monthly Archives: June 2010

Career Satisfaction – The Smell of Burning Hotdogs

My earliest practical memory of experimenting with the principles of moonshine involved a 5th grade science project. I didn’t know it at the time, but forces beyond the comprehension of my ten year old sponge-like mind were combining and aligning; … Continue reading

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French Cup of Respect Is Near Empty

A picture is worth…well, you know.  France completed a disastrous World Cup recently, losing 2-1 to the host nation, South Africa.  Fallout from all the excitement is far-reaching and provides a glimpse of just how big this thing called the World Cup … Continue reading

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The Outhouse is Open

theThinkShack Outhouse is now open! We’ve made it easy to find too…there’s a few image links on the home page to click, or you can use theOuthouse tab(s) on the menu.  Or…just click here! We’re planning to stuff theOuthouse with … Continue reading

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Action vs. Acting

Words of wisdom today from Jamie Flinchbaugh. Click the link to read his post.  Makes you think. theThinkShack says, “Nice post Jamie!”  Timely comments in the wake of the BP oil spill, political climate (U.S. and world), and status quo … Continue reading

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Lean Strategy – In It to Win It

Congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks for winning the 2010 Stanley Cup. The last time Chicago won the Cup? – 1961…three years before I was born! So what’s the connection to lean?  Perseverance.  Persistence.  The right attitude.  Take a look at … Continue reading

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Lean Gardening – Beware of the Groundhog

Part IV of a IV Part series on gardening and some connections to lean. Watch out for rodents! My wife and I had spent most of the weekend working in the garden.  Standing together a short distance from our cozy … Continue reading

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