This Date in Lean Blog History: August 6

aug 6My blog will turn 10 years old in February, 2015. You’re probably either thinking, “Wow, that’s awesome!” or “Get a life, dude.” :-)

Here’s a look back at some of the posts from August 6 in past years… what was I writing about?

2013: Podcast #183 – Scott Sambucci, Lean Startup Ideas for Sales

2012: Dr. Donald Berwick – Ahead of his Time on Kaizen in 1989

2011: Some Upcoming Lean Events – See You There?

2010: Another Hospital CEO Talks Lean Culture

2009: Q&A #1 – Michael Balle, “The Lean Manager”

Note: Michael’s new Lean novel Lead With Respect: A Novel of Lean Practice was just released here in August 2014

2008: Tonight’s CNBC Special on “Saving GM”

2nd post: NVA in VSM Products?

2007: Overprocessing Example on the Bathroom Counter

2nd post: Updated: Nardelli to Run Chrysler

2006 (Aug 7): Applying Lean to a Factory for the Blind

2005 (Aug. 4): Lean Manufacturing Doesn’t Overlook or Compromise Safety (an early instance of L.A.M.E., before I coined the term)

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He 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.

4 Comments on "This Date in Lean Blog History: August 6"

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  1. Amiel says:

    Hi Mark,

    Congrats on 10 years! How many more do you have in you?

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