Valentine’s Day: From “Loving Care” to “#Lean Marriage” and More


I would call today a “Throwback Thursday,” but it's Wednesday. Is “Wayback Wednesday” a thing?

Anyway, it's Valentine's Day… what better reason to look back at some posts about love?

Tomorrow, I'm releasing my 300th episode of my original “Lean Blog Podcast” and it features a married couple who met at Toyota: Tracey and Ernie Richardson.

Here is a video (and article) that the Lean Enterprise Institute posted with them giving a short talk at last year's Lean Transformation Summit:

Here are some older blog posts you might enjoy:

Lean is “Loving Care”? Lean IS Loving Care… Or Should Be

New #Lean & #Lean Startup Candy Hearts for Valentine's Day – #LeanValentine

Guest Post: Lean is Patient

Lean is Patient, Lean is Kind

"Love" or "Lean," This Quote Rings True

PG-Rated Parody Movie Posters: 50 Shades of Lean

Happy Valentine's Day!

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Mark Graban
Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker, and podcaster with experience in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. Mark's new book is The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation. He is also the author of Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More, the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, and the anthology Practicing Lean. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.


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