Dede Ericson
Fight Complacency

How to Fight Complacency

Complacency affects everything from individuals to organizations, society, and even manufacturing locations. The Merriam Webster definition of complacency is: self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies; an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction. Complacency encourages the absolute minimum effort and makes us less likely to take risks. Complacency can lead...
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5S Tools

What Your Dad’s Garage Can Teach You About 5S

When I was growing up, my family’s garage also served as my dad’s workshop. He kept all of his tools in there, along with his workbench. If something needed to be fixed, that’s where he would take care of it. These days, there are man caves, she sheds, and all sorts of other places designated...
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