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 Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Customer Success for the technology company KaiNexus. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.