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Changes for 2016! (a belated “New Year’s Resolutions” post)

Hello again, long time no talk ūüôā Though it’s taken a while to announce it, I’ve been planning some exciting new things for 2016 for the past couple of months. ¬†The most notable feature will be “Three Questions”, an interview

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5 days of S-mas: Sustain

Our final “S” is “Sustain!” ¬†In a machine shop this is generally implemented in the form of reviewing how the other 4 “S”s are functioning within the shop, determining if they can be improved, and developing a process to do

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5 days of S-mas: Standardize

Today’s aspect of 5S is “Standarize”. ¬†This step is key in a manufacturing setting, as it allows for the organization in “Sort”, the rearrangements in “Straighten”, and the cleanliness of “Shine” to be easier to maintain by implementing efficient, repeatable

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5 days of S-mas: Shine

The 5S step we’ll be discussing today is “Shine.” ¬†Compared to “Sort” and “Straighten”, this step is relatively simple, but very important! ¬†In manufacturing, this step ensures that work spaces are clean, well-lit, and generally pleasant to be in. ¬†For

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5 days of S-mas: Straighten

The 5S attribute we’ll be discussing today is “Straighten.” ¬†Yesterday we discussed how to sort through your thoughts and perceptions to identify which ones are helping you, and which ones are holding you back. ¬†Today we’ll be exploring how to

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5 Days of S-mas: Sort

Welcome to the first day of S-mas everyone! ¬†Throughout this week we’ll be examining how to apply 5S methodology to your mental life, to become more efficient, happy, and peaceful no matter what you’re faced with. ¬†Just in time for

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5S For Your Mind: How to Improve Your Thinking

If you woke up tomorrow really wanting to improve your life, how would you do it? You’d probably do something¬†like start working out, or call¬†a friend to meet for lunch, or sign up for a training at work. ¬†Getting some¬†exercising

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