At first glance, there’s no relationship between Kaizen and Shaving. But, like most things, it takes creativity and insight to recognize that a well planned and executed Kaizen that yields positive results is no different than a well executed and planned shave, where the outcome is a close, clean, and a razor burn free shave. […]
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You are a murderer of Love; A Reject of Romance – have you ever been accused of being either of those before? Yeah, me too. Lean and Six Sigma is NOT for Lovers. Until Now. That’s right. Maybe you’ve been accused of the following also: “You’re too process oriented” “You’re too systematic” “You’re too focused on […]
“What does it mean to be Lean Six Sigma?” is a common question asked by curious folks interested in Lean or Six Sigma, but without first hand experience. Answering the question isn’t as easy as it sounds. Usually, I’ve answered this question best by showing them what Lean looks like through a tour of an […]
The 5 Whys technique, from Taiichi Ohno, is an effective technique traditionally used to arrive at root causes of a problem. But, the method can also be used in other interesting and valuable ways. One such way is how the 5 Whys can be used in qualitative interviews for product research. Latent Needs I don’t […]