The Lean Transformation – There is No Magic Wand

The Lean Transformation – There is No Magic Wand

Over much of the last 2 decades, I have had the opportunity to learn a great deal about this idea we refer to as “Lean Manufacturing.”  When I reflect on all that I have learned, and the manner in which I learned it, I realize one overarching (and maybe very…

OMEP Smart Talent @ Prosper Portland

JOIN THIS 4 PART COHORT FROM OMEP & Prosper Portland, taking place on Feb. 1, Mar. 8, Apr. 5, & May 3. DAY 1 – MAKE YOUR WORKFORCE YOUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE This interactive workshop focuses on a cohesive and holistic process of attracting, training, developing, and engaging your employees. Learn…

Smart Talent: Manufacturing Workforce Challenges Cohort

Join OMEP for a 4 part interactive cohort designed to help you lower labor costs without layoffs, stop employee turnover, and train new and existing employees to be proficient, faster. “Our participants learned a great deal. We would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their work systems.” -Previous…

Holiday Reading List

The holidays are a great time to curl up with a book in between all the hustle. Here at OMEP our team reads many books. I put together some recommendations for anyone interested in manufacturing, business growth, and leadership. Enjoy your book, and come back to work in the new…

Smart Talent: Manufacturing Workforce Challenges Cohort

Join OMEP for a 4 part interactive cohort designed to help you lower labor costs without layoffs, stop employee turnover, and train new and existing employees to be proficient, faster. “Our participants learned a great deal. We would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their work systems.” -Previous…

The Formula for Successful Manufacturing Leadership

A while back, I asked my kids to “rake the leaves”. When I checked on them 2 hours later they had raked the leaves, but were now busily spreading raked leaves everywhere, diving into them with enthusiasm.  They were having a great time raking the leaves, but leaf pile jumping…

Lean Fundamentals: Tools for Operational Excellence

Lean Fundamentals is a 4 part series running on September 28, October 12, October 26 and November 2 Thank you so much for the Lean Fundamentals training you provided me and my staff.  I have many years of continuous improvement methodology but haven’t been strong trainer of others.  Your classes…

Smart Talent: Manufacturing Workforce Challenges Cohort

Join OMEP for a 4 part interactive cohort designed to help you lower labor costs without layoffs, stop employee turnover, and train new and existing employees to be proficient, faster. “Our participants learned a great deal. We would definitely recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their work systems.” -Previous…

Lean Fundamentals: Tools for Operational Excellence

Lean Fundamentals is a 4 part series running on September 28, October 12, October 26 and November 2 Thank you so much for the Lean Fundamentals training you provided me and my staff.  I have many years of continuous improvement methodology but haven’t been strong trainer of others.  Your classes…

Lean Fundamentals: Tools for Operational Excellence

Lean Fundamentals is a 4 part series running on September 28, October 12, October 26 and November 2 Thank you so much for the Lean Fundamentals training you provided me and my staff.  I have many years of continuous improvement methodology but haven’t been strong trainer of others.  Your classes…