The challenge of culture change

Share:   We all go through change every day of our lives; our favourite brand of washing powder is removed from the shelves at the […]

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Never stop asking why?

Share:   Process improvement starts with the elimination of waste. It’s no good just seeing the waste, improvement comes when you question it and eliminate […]

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Don’t design for failure

Share:   “Don’t spend time and money designing for failure” That was a favourite expression of the manufacturing director of a food manufacturing company I […]

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100 mile journey starts with 1 step

Share:     Business loves the idea of revolutionary radical improvement but turnaround efforts often fail during the early adoption phase. A better approach is […]

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Why your approach to problem solving is wrong?

Share:   I had the honour of working with a team today developing their problem solving skills. Of all the material we discussed and all […]

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Does it Matter and do you know?

Share:   Have you heard the analogy of the boiling frog? It is said that to boil a frog you introduce it to tepid water […]

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Re-inventing the Square Wheel

Share:   One of the ‘Holy Grails’ of Continuous Improvement is how do we share best practice? Sometimes we have specialist teams trying to overcome […]

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Do you have the curiosity to improve?

Share: Observing small children as they learn about the world and the environment around them you realise they constantly challenge what they think they know. […]

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Eliminating waste … Learning to see

Share:   To be Lean you have to be able to eliminate the waste from your process. To be able to eliminate the waste you […]

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The Chalk Circle

Share:   The power of Gemba is easy to overlook or to forget about, or simply not have confidence when we watch out busy ant […]

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