2017 is but a few weeks away. Mediocrity (or) EXCELLENCE What’s your theme for this year? I’m sure most, if not all the readers of Jim Collins best-selling book “From Good to Great” would relate.The book really nails one simple question how does one move from one point to the other. In a word infested […]

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A year ago Matrix decided it wanted to dramatically Improve: Process. Performance. Productivity. Profits Reduce: Waste. Defects. Costs. LEAN Transformation journey commenced. The company is well on its way to achieve the objectives that it set out to under the expert guidance of The Idea Smith. What’s your strategy to cut flab, eliminate Waste, become […]

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Who are the leading manufacturers who are adopting lean ? Who are the best Lean Coach for you ? What are the principles of lean management ? What are the benefits of getting lean ? Where can you apply the lean principles in your business ? When should you decide to adopt lean ? When […]

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Dear friends, No. This blog isn’t about LEAN or Continuous improvement. (I notice quite a few of you are breathing a sigh of relief) It so happens that during the past two weeks I’ve had three of my good friends asking me the same question. Nimish – HOW do we grow a Consulting business? I […]

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Imagine how it would feel if every time you put your mind to something, YOU GOT IT DONE. You didn’t start and stop. You never got off track. You just finished what you started — no question Do you ever wonder how the most successful people get so much done? When they say, “I’m going […]

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Lean Manufacturing is a philosophy of eliminating non-value-adding operations, equipment, and resources. Anything that does not add value is waste. The Lean Mantra is “Produce the right products and provide the right services at the required time in the required quantities with consistency and predictability.” A successful Lean effort has a significant impact on the […]

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Today, April 1st begins the 2nd quarter of 2016, which means the year is now 25% complete. You’ve had 90 days to crush your goals, set a strong pace and rack up some big wins. How did you do? Let’s have a look… If you had ambitions of making a Million dollar this year, you […]

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