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Lean Strategy: Understanding Current Reality through Catch-Ball

08.26.2011

[viddler id-f95ebbf6 h-370 w-437] On this Lean Strategy Video Series, we will look into another part of the Hoshin Kanri process called Catch-ball. We will look into the real valuable part of the process aside from letting your team be part of the strategic planning. Learn more by watching the video. Show notes and Approximate […]

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Lean Strategy: Use the A3, or the X-Matrix?

08.19.2011

[viddler id-6f420fe0 h-370 w-437] In this installment of the Lean Strategy Video Series, we’ll talk about a template used in the concept of Hoshin Kanri called the “X Matrix“. While companies starts their effort to Hoshin Kanri, o lot is put in the emphasis of the X-matrix. While most people want to start with the […]

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Lean Strategy: Structured like a Kaizen Event

08.12.2011

[viddler id-371710cc h-370 w-437] This Friday on the Lean Strategy video series, we’ll talk a little more technical about the strategy development from a lean perspective. Basically, strategy development should be structured the same way a Kaizen event is. How? Watch the video and find out. Show Notes and Approximate Time: •    00:35 The basic […]

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Lean Strategy: Focus on Conversation, not Templates

08.05.2011

[viddler id-b9969d45 h-370 w-437] In this edition of the Lean Strategy Video Series, we will look into the weight of the conversation against templates in creating any strategic development process. Show Notes and Approximate Time: 00:39 -  Templates are nothing more than just a guide and just an experienced way to capture some of the […]

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Lean Strategy: First, Understand the Current Condition

07.01.2011

[viddler id-ee972578 h-370 w-437] In this next installment of the Lean Strategy video series, we will explore a bit about the early part of the strategy building process which is more about how do we gain the knowledge of the current reality, the situation, the market, the field, the technology, to build a good and […]

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Lean Strategy: The Role of Reflection

06.03.2011

[viddler id-98d12765 h-370 w-437] In our continuing Strategy Friday video series on Lean Strategy, I explore how reflection as part of  lean thinking can also be an integral part in building or planning your business strategy, as well as adjusting as you move along.. Show Notes and Approximate Time What is reflection: 0:20 Reflection is […]

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First Steps – Improving Your Meetings

09.20.2010

As we continued our First Steps video series, I remind you of our purpose. Many organizations apply lean to their collection processes. But many individuals don’t apply lean to their own work. Sometimes all we need is a small push, a first step. That’s what these videos are meant to demonstrate – a small step […]

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First Steps: Build a Customer Map

09.13.2010

Lean is both an organizational journey and a personal one. Can you take 15 minutes to begin your lean journey? Or continue it? In this installment of my First Steps video series, I talk about the idea of building a customer map. Besides our external customers, there are many internal customers that we personally serve. […]

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First Steps Video: Improving Email

08.23.2010

Our First Steps Video Series continues this week with thoughts on email. People spend so much time in email, that even minor improvements can have a big impact. Do you have standard work for how you manager your inbox? Here are some thoughts on getting a quick start. [viddler id-7a6b8542 h-288 w-437] If you can’t […]

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First Steps: Understanding Value

08.16.2010

As promised, this is our first video in the First Steps series I introduced last week. In our first video where we look for 15 minute investments in our own personal lean journeys. This installment focuses on how you can get closer to your customers inside the organization and understand value more clearly. [viddler id-abe5a62a […]

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