Quick Wins

Demanding progress is not the same as demanding quick wins. Progress is measurable against a metric. There's a start, an end, and steps in between, milestones, points on a graph that can point out progress between the start and the end. Quick wins are not the same. When leadership wants a quick win they generally … Continue reading Quick Wins


Lean Review: McDonald’s

Expected Value: Inexpensive fast food of mediocre quality or better delivered within a few minutes.  Delivered Value: Inexpensive fast food of average quality within a few minutes in a noisy environment.  Lean Concepts Identified: McDonald's has perfected many of the ideas behind lean production. Below are my notes illustrating where they are strong, and where … Continue reading Lean Review: McDonald’s