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The Power of Small Thinking

At the beginning of this year, I took up Shotokan karate, partly inspired by my sons, and partly because a failed Personal Kanban experiment last year suggested that I needed to build exercise into my life in a more structured … Continue reading

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Restarting a Stopped Line

For those who have been following my three-part series on dealing with a line stop, I’m particularly glad to be posting the final in the series. The exact words for this post have been circling in my head on and … Continue reading

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Knowing when to Pull the Line

In the ¬†original Just-in-Time inventory management system invented by Toyota, any factory worker could pull on an overhead line to bring the entire production line to a halt if a process or quality problem surfaced. Until the problem was fixed, … Continue reading

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