• Business & Optimization,  Lean & Agile

    Why Working Harder and Hustling is NOT the Answer

    There is an obsession and romanticism with hustling and working harder and I call bullshit on it!⁣⁣It isn’t about working harder, doing more, or having to feel like you are hustling every damn day. ⁣⁣✧ It’s about working SMARTER. ⁣⁣✧ Focusing on your highest PRIORITIES. ⁣⁣✧ Doing less things but BETTER. ⁣✧ Being FOCUSED. ⁣⁣✧ Keeping things SIMPLE.⁣⁣✧ Actually FINISHING something instead of just being busy. ⁣⁣✧ Ensuring your are OPTIMIZING everything you are doing.⁣ ✧ Making your business LEAN.⁣ ⁣Do I work hard? Yes! Most people describe me as the hardest working person they know, BUT I have moved past wearing that like a badge of honor. I am…

  • Business & Optimization,  Lean & Agile

    5S Your Workspace – How to Implement Lean Practices In Your Business

    Time = money.  And I guarantee there is hidden time and money within your current business in the form of waste. Also known as muda, waste is the killer of productivity and efficiency.  There are many forms of waste.   For this post, we are going to focus on wasted time, which in turn results in wasted money. How much time do you and your team spend searching for things?  Whether it be physical inventory to pack and ship an order, or digital assets like looking for that perfect picture for Instagram. When you do inventory, does it take you waaayyyyy longer than it should?  Because you can’t find things, or items…