Welcome to the main summary page for Everyday Lean entries on the Lean Blog. If you want to share Everyday Lean ideas, here is the main page to send them to. Click here for the direct link. Or, you can come back by visiting www.everydaylean.com.
We ran a contest, sponsored by Jamie Flinchbaugh, in May to get reader entries about examples of lean, as seen in everyday life. The winning entry is found here.
Here are posts on the subject of Everyday Lean
- Email inventory
- Rental Car Shuttles
- Online Bill Pay
- Managing your files
- Everyday Poka Yoke (outside link)
- Airport Runways
- Diapers, Poka Yoke Examples
- Printer Toner Re-fills
- Sandwich baskets, classroom 5S, digital downloads
- The DMV
- Website data entry
- Spell Check
- Multiple lean ideas
- Overpackaging and waiting waste
- My friend JP somewhat mocking our discussion
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