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How you start the new year will set the tone and pace for the rest of the year. It isnt about the resolutions it is about the follow through. If the goals and resolutions you create are realistic the main reason people dont follow through is all mindset.
We will start the year off the year of productivity by talking about Lean as a mindset, so we can shift the way we look at things. Many people first heard about Lean as part of manufacturing. It is most quantifiable in this atmosphere but can be applied anywhere and everywhere.
On this show we are going to teach you what LEAN is and how simple it can be to identify and eliminate waste. In addition we will look at why people fail in their implementation and YOU can avoid it.
Todays Guest: Paul Akers
Paul Akers is founder and president of FastCap, an international product development with distribution in 40 countries.
FastCap based in Bellingham Washington launches approximately 20 new innovative products per year and is regarded as a lean leader among American manufacturers. The grandchild of Greek immigrants, Paul was born and raised in Southern California where he graduated with honors from Biola University. He Worked in Pasadena restoring historical homes and taught Highschool industrial arts.
His Passion is teaching others how to implement Lean thinking in their own business and personal life. Paul has worked with the US navy, IDF Israel Defense Forces, major European Banks as well companies and organization all over the world . Paul is a master craftsman, gardener, and designer. He built his home aGreene and Greene style house in Bellingham, Washington, as well as the furniture and guitars.