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VIBCO – Lean Moonshine on Lean Nation Radio

I had the privilege of visiting VIBCO Vibrators this week in Wyoming, Rhode Island. Straight from the VIBCO website homepage: We’re the Expert Vibrator Guys! We create value by manufacturing high-quality, low maintenance industrial vibrators and construction vibrators; offering world-class … Continue reading

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Lean Navigation Blunders (a.k.a. Why You Can’t Find Santa’s Workshop Using a Compass)

When I was ten years old, I had a dream.  No, not the ‘sound asleep on my pillow’ kind of dream.  More like a ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’ kind of dream.  Yes, I had a dream.  My dream was to travel to … Continue reading

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Jumping the Gun: Social Media and Lean

We’ve all heard the popular quote, Time flies when you’re having fun. Implementing lean can be lots of fun.  Challenges with improving and simplifying complicated processes or achieving a balanced mixed model flow, bring satisfaction when teams work together toward … Continue reading

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Respect For People – Lean Relationships

Yesterday was a pretty cool day for theThinkShack.  It’s Time to Stop and Fix Something was featured in Freshly Pressed, on the WordPress.com site.  Freshly Pressed is how WordPress helps the ‘little blogs’ get exposure by placing a link to … 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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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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