Technology has removed many barriers to education and employment for visually impaired individuals. Students with visual impairments can complete homework, do research, take tests, and read books thanks to advances in technology. Inventor and IBM Fellow Chieko Asakawa, who's been blind since the age of fourteen, is working on answering these questions in this innovative TED Talk.
The idea of implementing Lean Six Sigma practices in an organization can quickly meet with head-on stubborn resistance. No matter how much data and case studies you present or reference, the doubters will come off the bench to play. For all of those dreamers out there who can envision strong Lean Six Sigma practices in their organization, here are a few shots that the doubters are going to send.
As with most popular sayings, there is some truth in the adage, “Great leaders are born, not made.” To some extent, the capacity for great leadership is innate. However, learning how to be a more effective leader is within everyone’s grasp, whether you lead multiple teams, an entire company or just one staff member.
Lean consciousness and methods are only beginning to take root among senior managers and leaders in all sectors today. As efforts in Lean manufacturing spread across all industries, some basic ideas must remain in the forefront of those seeking true success with the practices. Here are three tips to success with Lean.
Motivational experts are everywhere! No matter where you are, everyone is a motivational expert. Just walk around your organization and look in the cubicles and offices. The shelves and walls are adorned with quotes, sayings and mantra that are there to inspire. Check out five of the top motivational leaders out there.