The Lean Brain, Post 5: Improvement is Not an Option

Lean says: Seek Perfection What your brain says: This is the way we’ve always done things around here. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. It’s not “my job” to improve. What’s at play here: Status quo bias. Zero-risk bias. Resistance to Change. Learned helplessness. While Lean’s focus on respect for people endows the worker with the ability to implement … Read More

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Two Master Classes with Jim Benson in Warsaw Poland

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Jim Benson will be facilitating two master classes in conjunction with the 2015 AgileByExample Conference in Warsaw, Poland.  The two master classes – An Introduction to Lean Work Using Personal Kanban & Root Cause Analysis and Kaizen will be held on October 1st & 2nd.  The master classes are an all-day event.

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Kaizen Camp: Seattle–What We Did at Camp

This year’s Seattle Kaizen Camp was awesome. I loved the range and diversity of the attendees, with people from health care, education, government, software development, and a host of other occupations. We had attendees from college students to C-Level management. We were once again very close to gender parity. And we had people from across the US, as well as … Read More

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