Monthly Archives: July 2014

Simplified Organization

Simplified Organization

In order to stay sane and organized during this busy time of year, you may need to make a few changes in order to cut down on stress and increase the enjoyment level. A busy speaking schedule has prompted me …
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Waste of Inventory – 4 things you might have too much of

Waste of Inventory – 4 things you might have too much of

More than sixty years ago, Toyota began identifying the Seven Areas of Waste in their manufacturing plants and eventually offices. The wastes of Defects, Inventory, Processing, Waiting, Motion, Transportation, and Overproduction have proven to be areas to pay attention to. …
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Standardizing to get Things Done Right

Standardizing to get Things Done Right

Some would agree that the first three steps of Lean Office 5S are the easiest. Sort and purge the contents of your office. Straighten by putting things away in designated areas. And then Sweep – keep the area clean.   In …
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Your inbox isn’t the only place to free up space

Your inbox isn’t the only place to free up space

Depending on the size of your corporate mailbox limit, you may or may not get regular hate mail from your IT department, threatening to shut you down unless you free up some space. People often feel their only choice is …
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How Lean Office principles can help if you’re hit by a bus

How Lean Office principles can help if you’re hit by a bus

Before computers and voicemail became a staple of every person’s desk, cross-training occurred so that all jobs/tasks would be covered when individuals took vacation and personal time off.  But technology has changed that and cross-training is often overlooked within organizations. …
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Waste of Motion – The Email Nagging Toddler

Waste of Motion – The Email Nagging Toddler

Most people have experienced a toddler coming up to them, pulling on their pant leg or trying desperately to get their attention.  They are usually quite persistent and don’t give up until you completely stop what you’re doing and give …
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8 things that affect your daily productivity

8 things that affect your daily productivity

While technology can be helpful in increasing your productivity, there are non-techie things you can do every day to help you get more done.  Here are 8 things to consider. 1. Watch what you eat: Eat a high-protein breakfast.  The …
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Same Old. Same Old. Breaking the habit of Over Processing

Same Old. Same Old. Breaking the habit of Over Processing

It has been said that nothing kills creativity more than tradition. We do things because we’ve always done them.  In the office we often complete processes in the same way they’ve always been done without thinking about their effectiveness. This …
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The Power of 20 Minutes

The Power of 20 Minutes

How often haven’t we looked at the clock, only to think to ourselves, “If only I had a little more time?” We’ve all been there. Wanting more time for a variety of tasks and reasons. And yet, time is a …
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