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Bowden Blog - Our Lean Journey (From Early Kaizen Events through Current 2-Second Lean Efforts!)

Recently, I was asked to provide a summary of our Lean Journey, since we've taken some significant strides in the recent year.

Our strides forward have been largely due to our adopting of our 2-Second Lean approach (based on the book 2-Second Lean by Paul Akers) almost a year ago.

The video below provides[…]

Bowden Blog: 2-Second Lean Struggle - "What Should I Improve Today?!?"

For this edition of the Bowden Blog, we're dealing with the struggle of what to do with our Daily Improvement Time.

It's mid-January and my daughter, Abby, is helping film and edit the videos.  It's her first one and this one ended up a bit long...she'll clearly have to work to get the "talent" (me!) to ramble[…]

Bowden Blog: 2-Second Lean - Changing Out Windows During Improvement Time

We've got a new Team in action for our 30-minute improvement time - Replacing machine windows.

This is a big example of what Paul Akers describes in his book, 2-Second Lean, of FIXING WHAT BUGS YOU!

It's so much nicer and more effective to have clean windows....and it doesn't cost that much to do it.

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