Ten “Everyday Lean” Examples of Creativity over Capital

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lifehackerThere'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?

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3 Comments
  1. Ron Pereira says

    I love the “Organize Cables with Toilet Paper Tubes” hack. Brilliant idea!

  2. Tanya says

    I think the perfect pancakes is awesome! All of my pancakes looks all messy every time.

  3. John Gallagher says

    Will definitely try the rubber band to remove a stripped screw! Being a lover of sticky notes, I appreciate the way to keep the dust off the floor as well. My wife might, too!!

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