creativity

What Can We Learn From Kindergarteners?

By |2019-06-27T14:05:28+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Creative, Innovation|Tags: , , , |

A Kindergarten classroom is always full of delight and playfulness. The classrooms are spaces where little students can express themselves and their creativity. It is a space that allows them to engage their creativity and explore their talents - a colorful and vibrant setting that can at times get quite messy. Children’s imaginations can run so [...]

If You Want to Learn More About Lean–Quit Reading Books About Lean

By |2012-05-07T12:52:44+00:00May 7th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

On the surface this really sounds like a dumb thing to say particularly coming from someone who has co-authored a relatively successful lean book.  It is also counterintuitive.   Shouldn’t you always read books specifically about the subject you are trying to master?  What I recently discovered is that I’m learning more about lean by reading seemingly [...]

Creativity–An Intended Consequence

By |2012-04-09T18:54:06+00:00April 9th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

I couldn’t possibly count the number of times I heard that “I work in an environment that requires creativity and lean doesn’t apply to my work”.  Over and over again I have offered how important lean principles are to creating an environment for creativity.  I am convinced more than ever that this is true but I [...]