Kaizen, The Beginning, Waste

Why we keep having the same problems?

It is absolutely overwhelming! You try, try and try harder but you see yourself putting down the same fires every now and then. Industrial firefighters, that is how I called the people who keep putting down the same fires over and over.  They are so busy keeping down the flames, that can’t  realize its gotta be some other way to fulfill customer needs.

There is only one reason for keep having the same problems, we keep doing the same things.  Albert Einstein defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.  Are you insane?  Of course not, then you need to try something different.

Lean thinking will provide all the tools to make something different!  Only attacking relentlessly all possible sources of waste, while working on lot reduction and standardization counts as doing something different.  Kaizen every where, by every body, every day!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s