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Lean on Me and Keep It Seriously Simple

In the last couple of weeks I’ve had a chance to tour a heavy metal oriented vehicle test facility, a parts assembly operation including wire extrusion, and an assembly area for electron and ion beam microscopes. That certainly is a breadth of types of manufacturing. Yet, they all are benefitting from applying lean management techniques. … Spend a little bit of time this month thinking about what you do regularly and how you can improve it by just 10% … Use the KISS principle — make sure you Keep It Seriously Simple.

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10 Rules for Innovation

Innovation takes a team of people, working together to find, evaluate, modify and implement disruptive ideas that create growth for either a large corporation or a growth oriented start-up.

“I want to put a ding in the universe.” –- Steve Jobs
“Never innovate to compete, innovate to change the rules of the game.“ — David O. Adeife
“There’s a way to do it better — find it.” — Thomas Edison

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“Spic & Span” and 5S

Cleaning up, cleaning out, putting things in order, making plans is what 5S is really all about. It goes for your home life, your computer and e-mail files, and for your business.

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Hear — See — Do!!! A great way to make sure Technology Is Manageable™

Our government should be commended for providing excellent training in this case!!!

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