On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned. Within Lean active learning is an important aspect on this journey because without learning we can not improve.
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The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. - Bertrand Russell
A problem well stated is a problem half solved. - Charles F. Kettering
A well-stated problem statement speeds a robust corrective action process. It helps identify potential root causes and eliminate bias and noise. Accurate problem statements save time and effort by focusing the team on root cause identification. Continuous improvement happens when root causes are found and permanently eliminated. Learn more about the first step in this process by review this post on defining the problem statement.