How Can Lean Help My Organization? We Are Not a Manufacturer

Organizations such as hospitals, governments, educators, service providers, printers, event planners, and insurance companies ask. “How can Lean apply to my company?. I don’t make cars like Toyota.” But implementing Lean in these organizations provides value to the organization, its leaders, its employees, and its customers just as much as it applies value to manufacturing…

Preparing For Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

Congratulations – you've finally decided to take the next step and proceed with cosmetic plastic surgery. While this is an exciting time for you, we understand that you may also have some anxiety about the coming weeks. To ensure your cosmetic plastic surgery experience is a safe and smooth surgery and recovery period, we've put…

A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

There’s no denying that there are many negative forces at work in today’s society. We have battles in court, battles on soil belonging to neighboring countries’, gang warfare, crazy people walking into local fast food joints and randomly spraying machine gun fire, police brutality, overpopulation, starving people, AIDS, cancer, pollution, dwindling resources, abusive and neglectful…

Top Ten Reasons to Repaint Your Commercial Building

Number 10: Regulatory Concerns Meeting regulations is one of the most basic reasons for repainting a building. Number 9: Safety Concerns Safety concerns are another basic reason for repainting a commercial building. Repainting signs and markings in the parking area keeps traffic flowing smoothly and safely, and helps insure a pleasant shopping experience. Number 8:…

The Many Benefits of Bamboo Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets are a very important feature in the kitchen. Not only are they utilitarian because they hold food and dishes, but they are also the first thing someone sees when they walk in the kitchen. The cabinets provide the overall aesthetic of the kitchen, the busiest room in the home. Installing bamboo kitchen cabinets…

Sewer Odor Experts for Roof Top Sewer Vent Stack Filters

Every state, city, and village either has odor ordinances or treats obnoxious odors perceptible beyond property lines as public disturbances/nuisance. All plumbing vent stacks produce odors unless they fitted with a filter. OSHA warns that levels of 300-ppm (H2S) cause the olfactory nerve to lose sensitivity. At first a “rotten egg” odor is detected but…

Building Rapport With FORM

Building rapport is key to successful sales, especially in a cold call to close situation. Acronyms often make it easier to keep track to behavior. A great example of this is the acronym F.O.R.M. as a method to build rapport and trust with a prospect. I’m not suggesting you hide your intention when on the…

Growing Orchids in Water

Over watering is one of greatest destroyers of orchids kept as houseplants. As almost everyone who keeps orchids knows, the roots must be allowed to dry out between waterings, otherwise they will rot and there is a good chance that the plant will die. It will definitely come as a surprise to most orchid lovers…