Tag Archives: respect for people

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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Masking Problems and the Illusion of Progress

It’s been two weeks since theThinkShack post It’s Time to Stop and Fix Something was featured on the WordPress.com homepage.  Since then, I can’t seem to get Principle #5 of the 14 Principles from the Toyota Way out of my … 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 Baseball – Playing For Keeps

I love all kinds of sports. The big five; football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer, all have their own unique way of digging down into my innermost competitive being and capturing the undivided attention they so skillfully pursue. I’m obsessed … Continue reading

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