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How Cluttered Is Your Mind?

on 10/23/18 2:17 PM By | Jim Paluch, President, JP Horizons, Inc. | 0 Comments | 5S Balance
Allow that question to occupy some space in your thoughts even for just a moment . . . How cluttered is your mind? Pause . . . breathe . . . Great Job! Now, let's talk. If we would really reflect on this, I believe most would conclude that it is CLUTTERED. Think about how many times we may have said something like, "My head is full!" "My brain is on overload!" or multiple variations of that concept. And, justifiably so when we consider the noise that we are faced with every day. Some we choose, like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube that have crept in to add clutter, and then there are the real challenges of balancing demands on our time, emails, our active imaginations, etc. You can create your own list of things but it's easy to conclude that the noise can be deafening! 
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The 5S's

on 4/20/18 2:42 PM By | Jim Paluch, President, JP Horizons, Inc. | 0 Comments | Working Smarter 5S
One of the tools used in LEAN is the concept of 5S. It helps to address the many opportunities where you can create an organized, efficient, cleaner workplace that has clear work processes and standards. As you read through the brief description below, consider how you can use these principles to improve not only your company but also your personal life and approach to your career. 
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