Category Archives: Lean Leadership

Toyota Kata in the Classroom – PCB Lean Forum

A simple exercise to teach scientific thinking developed by best-selling author Mike Rother Kata in the classroom (KiC) is a 50 minute hands on exercise with three minute rounds that involve assembling a small puzzle. The team follow the improvement … Continue reading

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Education is one of the most critical industries in this new age

In today’s world we face unprecedented change. Information is now doubling in hours, customers are mobile, informed and demanding of the best service. Industries like Travel, Banking, and Energy to name a few have all been transformed in this new … Continue reading

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How to maximise your impact and minimise your B-BBEE spend with Lean and Kaizen internships

In a tight market place it’s all about improving your competitive advantage. Learn how to apply Lean principles in order to establish your competitive advantage, by producing faster and cheaper than your competitors. Understand the impact of the new B-BBEE codes and … Continue reading

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Develop a Purpose-Led Culture

By Rick McCarthy – MD Training Leadership Consulting Do you know your company’s purpose? Many executives think that a company’s purpose is simply to maximise shareholder value.  Would it surprise you to know that a growing number of executives have … Continue reading

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Last chance to book for the Lean forum

LEAN FORUM – 5 May 2015 Topic: The 8 Wastes Waste is any step or resource allocation that delivers zero value for your customer. An easy way to remember the 8 types of waste is using the acronym TIM WOODS. In … Continue reading

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My personal experience of TLC’s Change Management course

By the time you have finished reading this short article over 60 aeroplanes from around the world will take off, 12 000 packages will be delivered by UPS, 100 000 tweets will be made and over 100 new website domains will be … Continue reading

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5S – A Japanese Culture

The hall of the PCB (Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business) was filled to the brim on Tuesday evening (17/02/15) as people squeezed in to watch keynote speaker Rick McCarthy, MD of Training Leadership Consulting, share his discoveries from a Learning Expedition … Continue reading

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