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Archive for Morning Meeting

How to build rock-solid habits

Did you know “…we are operating in habit mode at least 45% of the time…”? Check out this Box of Crayons post about how to build rock-solid habits. We watch this in our morning meeting.

Why does FastCap have a morning meeting?

Paul Akers answers Pitt Meadows Plumbing question about why have a morning meeting.

Can you see waste?

We received this from a former FastCap employee, “An 11 box order that could fit in one box. Went from 44 lbs to 10 lbs! Miss you Paul & all my Fastcap family!!! Take care!! Cindy”

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56 Beers Filled In One Minute?

Lean thinking!!! We watched this in our morning meeting!

Why is being precise so important to the Japanese?

We discussed this in our morning meeting today.

Fastcap, we have to do a lot better!

We watched this at our morning meeting and Paul said, “Fastcap, we have to do a lot better for our country….. let’s make it happen!!!!!”

Fiat Chrysler Announcement

Fiat Chrysler announced that it will invest 1 billion in modernizing two Midwestern plants, which will create 2,000 new jobs and enable the production of the Dodge Ram pickup truck currently manufactured in Mexico. We discussed this in our Morning Meeting.

A Note from Paul to the FastCap Team

Hi FastCap Team,

I know many of you think I’m crazy and that it is impossible for each one of you to do twice as much, or double your productivity, but I promise you it’s not only possible, it’s easy. The best part is it does not mean that you’re going to have to work harder, but you will actually work with more ease, enjoyment, and satisfaction in the way you do your job.

– First step is you must fully understand the amount of waste that surrounds each one of us.

– Second step is you must apply lean principles to everything you do & every breath you take.

– Third step is each one of you must set a big hairy audacious goal … a seemingly impossible goal like doubling your productivity by March 1, 2017….

Thanks
Paul

The Good Experiment

We watched this in our morning meeting. This is why we do what we do!

Brave Innkeeper of “The Bulge”

We read this article in our morning meeting. Paul and Leanne were at this hotel where the eight Americans were killed. This is a powerful story of bravery and heroism. Reggie, their guide from Belgium provided this article as additional background to the story he told them.