Tag Archives: Flow

How to be better and quicker

Here are some giddy people finding out what is a more effective method, batch and queue or 1-piece flow. They are competing enveloping letters to find out the difference in speed and quality of work produced when using these 2 … Continue reading

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The Charlie Watts Paradigm

You walk into a pub and ask the barman… And he says… You’d be annoyed and amazed. And you’d remain thirsty. How likely is that? Well, remember when I decided to buy a bike? Remember this man? ‘Course you do, and … Continue reading

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Ox

You need not see what someone is doing to know if it is his vocation, you have only to watch his eyes: a cook mixing a sauce, a surgeon making a primary incision, a clerk completing a bill of lading, … Continue reading

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Flow like water

Think of a canal lock Water is queued on one side of the lock waiting to move to the other side of the lock. It is moved in a batch up or down to the other side of the lock. … Continue reading

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