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Online Learning

Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted on 17 October 2020 by Sarah Lethbridge

If anyone hadn’t noticed, we’re in the middle of a global pandemic which has affected Executive Education teaching somewhat…. We’ve had to get used to a variety of online delivery packages from Teams to Zoom and also, the University’s integrated package, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. I first started trialling it out a couple of years ago,
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Lean, Productivity

Had Enough of W.F.H.

Posted on 6 October 2020 by Sarah Lethbridge

I read this blog post by Paul Gilbert over the weekend and it really resonated with me.  Your best bet is to read the post yourself, but to crudely summarise, he talks of how ‘liminal spaces’ between meetings or appointments are where we process our ideas, come to terms with what we have learned and make
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Lean

Testing, Testing … (for Covid 19)

Posted on 3 August 2020 by Sarah Lethbridge

Anyone who has heard me talk about lean would have no doubt heard me declare that I had a revelation about what lean is truly about quite a few years into being fully immersed in lean practice.  When the penny finally dropped suddenly everything clicked into place.  Lean is about increasing speed of delivery.  It’s about reducing lead time and
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Lean, Service Improvement

Visual Management in a COVID 19 World

Posted on 29 June 2020 by Sarah Lethbridge

I’ve written before about how committing to Lean Thinking can be quite a painful endeavour.  Constantly seeking out improvements can be quite lonely, unwittingly alienating colleagues wherever you go. There are moments of joy however. I had one a few weeks into lockdown where, on one of our now regular zoom catch ups, I was told
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