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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Throw Back Thursday: Guest speaking at UBC

David is sharing with the UBC Undergrad Marketing students his experience in working with clients and challenges, as well as his recommendations for the students.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Blackbelt Vancouver 2017 Spring Class- Final Presentation and Graduation

Congratulations on completing the Blackbelt certification program to this amazing class!

What a fantastic presentation day, we smiled, we laughed, we cried, we shared many great moments together!

It was hard to say good bye to everyone!

Monday, May 15, 2017

Greenbelt Hybrid Vancouver Summer 2017 Kick-off

Welcome Greenbelt Hybrid Summer 2017 Class. Last week the class kicked-off their lean journey scroll through to see the new faces hard at work at their Kaizen and their very clever egg drop simulations! 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Lean Sensei International Announcement: Lean 101

Due to many requests, we are organizing a full day version of the Lean 101 program.

The program is intriguing because our 101 incorporates some of the critical fundamentals of lean thinking. 

It introduces lean concepts and tools that take into account some of the latest lean trends.

Please respond by June 20th, 2017 or call our office at 604-264-1000 and ask for Angelia to reserve the spot.

Below are the details of the event:

Date: Thursday, July 20th

Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Lunch: 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Location: LSI Office

Address: #290 – 1385 West 8th Avenue Vancouver BC
Price: Please ask Angelia when registering

Looking forward to hearing back and hope to see you there!

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Illuminate the World

Lean equips every single employee with the tools to provide utmost value to the customer. Each and every member of the organization has the power to raise the level of quality your business delivers. Your business has the power to influence the lives of others.

Use your light to kindle not only your co-worker's light, but your friend, your sibling, your spouse's light and watch as the world around you illuminates.

Lean Sensei International
Go Transform the World

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Misperceptions of Lean

One of the biggest hurdles to getting buy-in for Lean is the misperceptions of what Lean Thinking actually is.

This is not necessarily Lean
Lean is NOT:

• Only about cutting overhead

• Only 5S – this is a tool that Lean organizations utilize

• Only for manufacturing

• Simply setting up assembly lines or work cells

• Uncomfortable work conditions to save money

Lean IS:

• A philosophy that considers value for the customer as the most important aspect of the business

• Removal of waste in all its forms from business processes

• A culture of collective continuous improvement

• Constantly building a work environment (the physical and psychological aspects) that promotes efficiency

• A belief that the actions of every single member of an organization makes a difference; cooperation is vital

• Respect for people

What are some misperceptions of Lean at your organization? Share with us in the comments area below.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Japan Lean Tour Day 4 (BB Spring 2017 Spring)

Hard to believe it was already the last day of this trip! Here are some photos of the day 4.
Amazing group! Thank you so much for the great participation! LSI group had so much fun with this fantastic team 😄
We will miss the time spent together.