Monday, November 20, 2017

Kaizen for Personal Goals

In Japanese, “Kaizen” means good change. It’s a term used by companies that practice Lean Six Sigma to ensure best practices, operational excellence and waste and defects reduction.

Question is, can it work for an individual? 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

What Do You Mean I Have High Blood Pressure?

There's a 50% chance that you have blood pressure.

According to the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology new guidelines to determine a high blood pressure diagnosis were revealed.  Previous cutoffs for normal reading were 140/90 (systolic/diastolic).  Now, the redefined readings are 130/80.  This new standard will increase the percentage of Americans with hypertension from 32 percent to 46 percent, almost half of the population with a triple number of increase of men under 45 and double of women at the same age.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Art of Continuous Improvement

Courtesy of milldesk.com
The concept of Continuous Improvement (CI) has been a buzzword in corporations for years, especially with Lean Six Sigma or process improvement policies in place.