Lean Quote: The Gift of A Good Book

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 this journey because without learning we can not improve.

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” — Garrison Keillor

It can be extremely easy to fall into the trap of letting life get in…

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One Response to Lean Quote: The Gift of A Good Book

  1. MAHADEVA S.SARMA February 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm #

    I do not understand how the present quote “A book is a gift you can open again and again” is a Lean related quote. According to the author continuous learning is a prerequesite to Lean, hence the quote is appropriate.I am reminded of the boy who wrote an essay on The cow when asked to write one on the horse because he was prepared for an essay on the cow. To make it relevant he started the essay with the cow being tied to a tree on the meadow where the horse was grazing. He proceeded to talk in great detail about the cow and then ended the essay with the cow meetingthe horse.