Monthly Archives: September 2013

Do a “Red Tag Session.” Do It Now.

Exercise 26: Do a “Red Tag Session.” Do it Now. Remember my last post about chaotic islands? I shortly mentioned the red tag concept. The idea is simple: items that are not regularly used in a work environment are marked

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How Many Chaotic Islands Do You Have?

Living on a tropic island is a dream for many people. Living with chaotic islands, on the other hand, can be a nightmare. A Chaotic Island is a seed of disorder around which more chaos grows. Click To Tweet In

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I Did Some Cosmetic Work for Lean Self

For some time now I have been contemplating about the Lean Self Logo. Today you get to see the new version. While this may not strictly be adding value for you, I had to make this step as part of

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What Did You Learn in School?

Tomorrow is special. Our child will have his first day in school. Lean and school fit well. Check out this book tip. Click To Tweet I want to use this occasion to present a book recommendation. Suitable to the event,

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What I think about “Words for Teenagers”

Recently I stumbled upon this newspaper article, citing a judge’s advice to teenagers. The original text is from 1959 and the article went viral from 2010 to 2012. I am somewhere between mixed feelings, anger about most of it and

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