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  1. What is “Lean”? 55,602 views
  2. Podcasts – Interviews on Lean Leadership, Lean Healthcare, Lean Thinking & More 34,099 views
  3. Kaizen & Idea Boards Spotted at Society for Health Systems Conference 32,153 views
  4. Lean Quotes Collection 29,003 views
  5. Links to Dilbert Cartoons on #Lean and/or #SixSigma 27,389 views
  6. The United Flight 3411 Mess, Holding Individuals Accountable vs. Fixing the System [Updates] 26,859 views
  7. Is Lean an Acronym? Is it “LEAN”? “L.E.A.N.?” 25,574 views
  8. The #Lean Goals That Matter: SQDCM 25,380 views
  9. Don't Threaten People with This Famous Dr. Deming Quote 23,594 views
  10. A Video Showing Office 5S Gone Wrong 23,520 views
  11. #Lean: Clarifying Push, Pull, and Flow in a Hospital; the Patient (the Customer) “Pulls” 19,902 views
  12. My Thoughts on Standardized Work and #Lean 19,557 views
  13. Toyota, Respect for People (or “Humanity”) and Lean 17,972 views
  14. Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare 17,603 views
  15. Statistics on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Problems – Errors & Harm 17,466 views
  16. Updated: Why Toyota is Eliminating the Andon Cord from its Factories 15,379 views
  17. Guest Post: What is “Yokoten?” 14,065 views
  18. How a Simple Office Kanban System Works at the Lean Enterprise Institute 13,842 views
  19. Overcapacity and Overproduction in the Auto Industry (and Healthcare) 13,729 views
  20. The Term “Lean Production” is 25 Years Old – Some Thoughts on the Original John Krafcik Article 12,775 views
  21. PDF of “Triumph of the Lean Production System” is Finally Available 11,895 views
  22. Picking on the PICK Chart 11,056 views
  23. What Happens to Leaders Who Don't Listen? 10,607 views
  24. Wise Words from Mark Twain on Continuous Improvement and Perfection 10,081 views
  25. Guest Post: The One Thing Lean Six Sigma Got Wrong About Lean 9,981 views
  26. Fighting “We've Always Done It This Way” in Workplaces & Baseball 9,906 views
  27. Free Download: Process Tracking Letters for Lean Daily Management Boards 9,898 views
  28. Podcasts 9,815 views
  29. About Mark Graban 9,455 views
  30. Video on a “2-Bin” Kanban System at a Pennsylvania Hospital 8,971 views
  31. Farewell to “30 Rock” & its Six Sigma Jokes 8,753 views
  32. Origins of this Quote on “The Biggest Room in the World”? 8,041 views
  33. “Standard” vs. “Standardized” Work in Lean 8,021 views
  34. Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? 7,862 views
  35. Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books 7,848 views
  36. A Toyota Leader on Misunderstandings About the Toyota Production System 7,768 views
  37. Video of a Daily Huddle at Everett Clinic 7,593 views
  38. Video: Toyota Helps a NYC Food Bank & Hurricane Sandy Victims 7,577 views
  39. Doctors Bash “Taylorism” and “Toyota Lean” in the New England Journal of Medicine 7,327 views
  40. Lean Comedy 7,203 views
  41. “Quality Circles” Are Alive & Well in Japanese Organizations; We Might Call it A3 Problem Solving 7,142 views
  42. DirecTV Makes it Hard to Cancel & Move 7,139 views
  43. Blog 7,110 views
  44. Great Steve Jobs Video (& Transcript) from 1990 on Continuous Improvement 6,990 views
  45. The Oscars, An Embarrassing Preventable Error, #Lean, and Process Improvement 6,901 views
  46. Contact Mark Graban 6,848 views
  47. Guest Post: Tool Crib Management & Its Role in Lean Manufacturing 6,722 views
  48. 10 Common Problem Solving Mistakes 6,651 views
  49. Book Review: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way 6,587 views
  50. About LeanBlog.org 6,580 views