Friday Factoid – New Years Resolutions

Fast Facts About New Year’s Resolutions 63% of people say they are keeping their resolutions after two months 67% of people make three or more resolutions Top four resolutions: Increase exercise Be more conscientious about work or school Develop better eating habits Stop smoking, drinking, or using drugs (including caffeine)…

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Divergent vs. Convergent Thinking

Have you ever wondered why the smartest kids in school aren’t always the most successful in life? One of the reasons is that test in school are convergent test and test in life are typically divergent. Convergent tests are test that look for a specific answer to a question. Example:…

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Friday Factoid Monday Edition

Since Friday was probably a holiday for most people I’m leaving up the factoid for one more day. Only 17.8% of companies say continuous improvement programs led to major increases in productivity* *2007 IndustryWeek/Manufacturing Performance Institute Census of Manufacturers Why do you think the number is so low? What do…

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Friday Factoid

Merry Christmas! Only 17.8% of companies say continuous improvement programs led to major increases in productivity Why do you think the number is so low? What do you think can be done to change the number? Please leave thoughts on the comments section.

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Thinking Thursday

Yesterday’s topic: In 100 words or less What is lean? And WOW! thank you all that participated: Dragan Tim McMahon Jamie Flinchbaugh Danie Vermeulen Bob Marshall QualityAmo @leanstekel (via twitter) Mick Parsons The wiki is going to be a divergent wiki. A convergent wiki is looking for 1 “correct” response…

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Wiki Wednesday

Wiki Wednesday is where I will post a topic and I would like everyone to add to the the discussion on the comments section. I will post the results the following day (Thinking Thursday) and we will vote on what stays and what dosen’t. Think of it as Wikipedia for…

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