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The BlogNotions Manufacturers Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the manufacturing industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used during manufacturing production, discussions of various problems and solutions, best practices for industrial safety, economic implications, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.


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Lean Roundup #90 – November, 2016

A selection of highlighted blog posts from Lean bloggers from the month of November, 2016.  You can also view the previous monthly Lean Roundups here. Lean Without Drama – Bob Emiliani reflects back on how he learned Lean and discusses the drawback for taking a conventional management approach to learning Lean. 15 Things Consultants Add […]

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Lean Roundup #90 – November, 2016

A selection of highlighted blog posts from Lean bloggers from the month of November, 2016.  You can also view the previous monthly Lean Roundups here. Lean Without Drama – Bob Emiliani reflects back on how he learned Lean and discusses the drawback for taking a conventional management approach to learning Lean. 15 Things Consultants Add […]

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7 Process Improvement Concepts

Everything everyone does within an organization is part of a process. So invariably if you want to improve what the organization does, then you have to focus on improving the process. By putting your emphasis on the process, you avoid the typical trap that so many business leaders seem to fall prey to – looking […]

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Lean Quote: Show Your Appreciation and Gratitude

On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Day has evolved over the years as an important holiday. It is not just about feasting and merrymaking. The tradition of Thanksgiving dinner teaches us to appreciate the finer things in life. It is about showing one’s gratitude for the blessings that we are showered with. In all the hustle and bustle of getting […]

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Giving Thanks at Work

As Thanksgiving approaches, it is typically the time of year when we take a moment to count the blessings in our life and give thanks.  Often, the word “thankful” seems less than adequate to express how we truly feel and does not completely convey our gratitude.  There are so many things for which we should […]

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Lean Quote: Shine A Light On What Is Right!

On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on […]

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Nine Ways to Change People’s Attitudes For the Positive

Anyone who has worked in or led an organization’s transformation understands change is not easy. People commonly resist change for a variety of reasons.  Although you intend for the change to result in a positive outcome, change is often viewed as negative. For your plan to be accepted, you must anticipate and overcome any negativity, […]

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The Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders

Leadership is not about personality; it’s about behavior—an observable set of skills and abilities. And when we first set out to discover what great leaders actually do when they are at their personal best, we collected thousands of stories from ordinary people—the experiences they recalled when asked to think of a peak leadership experience.  What […]

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Lean Quote: Empower People, Honor Their Ideas

On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on […]

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