Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why Values are no Absolutes

Recently I stumbled upon some interesting dojo (house) rules of a karate dojo. Using value and development squares we are going to examine these rules today. You will be surprised how the opposite of the rules can also form a

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Updated – Limited Time Only: Free “Lean Self Pocket Edition”

This Special Offer Has Ended! The good news: You still can get the Lean Self Pocket Edition for free. Just subscribe to the Lean Self Newsletter. This is a special offer: For a very limited time, you can get the

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The Winners: Lean Beyond Award 2013

Finally, I can present you the winners of the Lean Beyond Award 2013. Collecting candidates was not as easy as expected, but finally I got some nominations via my twitter feed. I hope you like my choice of winners and

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A Pareto Chart Example (with Lean Self Blog Data)

Would you like to see an example for a Pareto Chart? I had that on my backlog for some time but was looking for some data which is suitable. Last week I did an analysis of my post visits and

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The Dangers of Waiting Waste, Revisited

Some time ago, a friend of our neighbor turned 72 and ordered a very big recreational vehicle. It would have cost 160’000€, but before it was delivered the doctors discouvered a vicious type of cancer. He cancelled the order and

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