There’s a fun post on Lifehacker with photos of (and links to details on) ten clever household “hacks.”
In the “kaizen” mindset, there’s a great value placed on using “creativity over capital” or “putting your mind before your wallet.” There’s usually more than one way to solve a problem and the most expensive way isn’t always the best way (such as this $750,000 lab automation system that’s intended to prevent labeling errors instead of just having a good process).
Anyway, here is the Lifehacker post: Top 10 Awesome MacGyver Tricks That Speak For Themselves.
Do you use any of these? Will you now? Which is your favorite?
About LeanBlog.org: Mark Graban is a consultant, author, and speaker in the “lean healthcare” methodology. Mark is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as the new Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Innovation and Improvement Services for KaiNexus.