So, over a year ago I dug into 5S. Well, I have been participating for some time – but I drafted a blog entry about it. Recently, I gave a whole mess (pun intended) of training, 101-sessions. They were refreshers for most, but new people as well. In either case, the presentations went well but the audience was not expecting the message that I delivered, or perhaps, the way I conveyed it.
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First – break all of the rules… what does that mean? I will have to pick up the text (book) and see what it means. However, a quote recently made me pause and reflect. Somewhere during “growing up” phrases like “stick it to the man” or “don’t conform” seem to come to mind. Yet, as one gets older, and does not work for a trendy Google or Facebook (etc.), the opposite can creep in.
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” Mark Twain
I would challenge you to consider seeking out the information and identify opportunity. The can’ts c
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