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5-Reasons Why 80% of Lean Six Sigma Implementations Fail to Meet Expectations

The Lean Benchmark Report

A while back, the Aberdeen Group, published their “Lean Benchmark Report.” Of close to 300 manufacturers that participate in this study, 90% reported that they are committed to Lean. However, further analysis found that less than 20% of these companies can be considered best-in-class.

Organizations that are lean, agile, and quick to
respond clearly have the edge."

                                                                                 Price Pritchett

 



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Five reasons why lean initiatives fail to meet expectations:

Reason No. 1 is not enough planning. It's not an "add water and stir" initiative. You can't just decide one day to become lean and think it will happen overnight. You need to determine what constraints are impeding your ability to increase speed, improve quality, and eliminate non-value-added activities. And, finally your tactical plans needs to be developed based on value stream mapping and gap analysis.

Reason No. 2 is lack of understanding and support for the company's lean initiative. Unless all employees participating in the lean transformation are convinced that their commitment and efforts are important to its success, improvements will not meet expectations.

Reason No. 3 is poor preparation. Even with the best plan, successful implementation will be evasive if there is not a genuine commitment to
employee training and multi-functional, self-directed, work team develop-ment and empowerment.

Reason No. 4 would be failure to establish goals and expectations, track daily/weekly progress and carry out corrective actions if and when required. Determining motivational performance metrics and establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to track performance is paramount to achieving positive, sustainable Lean Six Sigma results.

Reason No. 5 is a lack of leadership. Lean Six Sigma training, planning, and implementation success requires Lean Six Sigma Champions.

If you've read this far, I can feel your pain.  Why? Because I've been there many times. can feel you pain because we've been there.

If you've ever said, there must be a better way... there is!

Do you want to optimize personal and company success? If so... you need to identify, study and master Lean Six Sigma best practices. "Many historic, recurring day-to-day problems (perhaps the same problems that plague your operation) can be permanently eliminated by a tenacious execution of the best practices found in Bill Gaw's, Lean Six Sigma, Implementation Training Package." 

The Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package
"9 Essential Lean Six Sigma, Best Practices"

Do you want to gain control of your day-to-day activities?
Do you want to create a fun work environment?
Do you want to exceed your goals and expectations?
Do you want to earn recognition and rewards?
Do you want to achieve your full growth and earning potentials?

Does your company need to increase speed and improve quality?
Does your company need to reduce non-value-added activities/costs?
Does your company need to reduce inventory and improve profits?
Does your company need to improve customer satisfaction?
Does your company want to achieve its full growth and earning potentials?

If you answered YES to any of the above questions, stay connected and you'll discover how a focus on Bill Gaw's unique training package can change your professional life for the better. Believe this... for you and your company to reach your full growth and earning potentials you need to accomplish two things:

1. You and your company need to identify, implement and master the principles, knowledge and best practices of Lean Six Sigma Implementation Success.

2. You and your company need to commit to the tenacious implementation of Lean Six Sigma Implementation best practices. This commitment becomes a launching pad for achievements beyond all expectations.

If your company is pursuing a computer hardware and/or software solution to their problems; it may have the “cart before the horse!”  If they’re not focused on identifying and mastering Lean Six Sigma Implementation best practices, no level of system sophistication will get them to where they want to go.

The Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package
"9 Essential Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Best Practices"

9-Lean Six Sigma Implementation, PowerPoint-Plus, Training Modules.

For more than 14 years, Our Customers have looked to Bill Gaw  as a trusted developer of LEAN training materials, seminars, and workshops. Training options that help individuals and companies reach their full growth and earning potentials.

Most training materials today are:

     *  Adobe .pdf e-books with little or no effective graphics
     *  PowerPoint presentations with no commentary to explain Slide content
     *  Videos viewed once or twice but then filed away in the video graveyard with
        little or no significant knowledge transfer or related process improvements
     * 
Seminars and webinars that present a lot of material but most attendee’s
        retention rate is less than 25% and most, if not all, is forgotten after two
        weeks back in the trenches.

Bill Gaw's "Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package" on the other hand include powerful,  PowerPoint charts and graphics, plus annotated note pages with "slide commentary" and "lessons learned" by a "been there, done that" LEAN Champion. A value added, learning experience on "how to" design, implement and optimize a Lean Six Sigma transformation for individual and company success.

Customers study the package content, print sections and highlight passages that are important to understanding and master. The resultant guidelines are used for team empowerment, motivation and the successful implementation of Lean Six Sigma implementation. eBooks, basic Power-Point presentations, videos, and seminars/webinars just don’t provide the same capability nor results.

One of the most commonly cited keys to success is having a great coach. Whether it is a factory worker or one working his/her way up the corporate ladder. the experience of someone who's "been there, done that" can be invaluable. Throughout this training package  Bill Gaw provides expert knowledge, support, empathy, respect and, most important, the wisdom of experience via his "been there, done that" and "lessons learned" commentary.

Below is an example of one the Lean Six Sigma, Training Package, PowerPoint-Plus slides with its relevant note page:

 


Each training module has between 35 and 56 PowerPoint
slides plus note pages with "been there, done that"
commentary and "lessons learned."


Note Page

Without data, you’re just another opinion. That says it all. To continuously improve our processes, we need to first learn how to capture and then apply statistical data to our situation analysis. This action is a primary requisite to effective problem solving. Slide 3-3 presents an overview of a management by facts system.

Lesson Learned: The more that people use real time data to perform situation analysis and to establish and track corrective actions, the more comfortable and effective they become at interpreting and applying data-on-the-run. It is my contention that exceptional leaders make quick and quality decisions because they have mastered the skill of interpreting data-on-the-run. When a leader says, “That doesn’t sound right to me. What about .. . . .?” He has put to use, what I call, the test of reasonableness and this ability separates the exceptional leaders from the pack. To develop the ability to apply the “test of reasonableness,” a leader must first become an expert at interpreting data-on-the-run.
 

 

 


Lean Six Sigma, Training
It's the "how to" that really counts!

"Bill Gaw's lean six sigma training is focused on the "how to." Unlike other training materials that tell you only what you need to do... Bill's training presents what you need to do and then he shows you how to do it.                                      
                                    T.J. Imholte, VP Integrated Systems
                                                  Advance Storage Products

"Your lean six sigma, training materials are the easiest and fastest way to understand the practicalities of business success that I have seen in many years of management consulting activity. I intend to use them in my practice, if you are agreeable, since I am now extending into new consulting areas."
           
           Luis Nascimento, DMA Consultores, Porto, Portugal

“Bill's experience and the resources he provides are first rate and of great practical value for both the experienced manager wishing to push improvement in their business as well as people at the beginning of their careers who need to under-stand the basics of making a business lean and effective”

                    Quentin Kopp, a LinkedIn.com recommendation
 

The Lean Six Sigma Implementation Training Package
"9 Essentials Steps to Lean Six Sigma, Implementation Success"

9-Lean Six Sigma, PowerPoint-Plus, Training Modules.
Much more than the competition... and at a great $$$ discount.

Each training module has between 35 and 56 PowerPoint
slides plus note pages with "been there, done that"
commentary and "lessons learned."

What Does It Cost?

Much less than you would imagine. In fact, we make the Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package affordable so that it can fit easily within your personal or your company's training budget. We want you and your company to hear what Bill has to say about best-in-class performance and the best way to do that is to make it affordable. Here's what you'll receive:

Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package - CD Library

Strategic Planning Module Strategic planning is a business process that many companies employ to identify their strategic objectives and critical success targets Establishing Lean Six Sigma as a strategic planning objective is a major step toward reaching a company's full growth and earning potentials.
To check it out, click here---> Strategic Planning (A $97.00 value)

Value Stream Mapping Module -  Maps and flowcharts help make work visible. Increased visibility improves communication and understanding, and provides a common frame of reference for those involved with improving business and work process. Value Stream Mapping and Gap Analysis should be the first step to the implementation of Lean Six Sigma initiative.
To check it out, click here---> Value Stream Mapping
(A $97.00 value)

Performance Management Module - Financial numbers may tell us who's winning the war, but it takes a motivational measurement system to win all the battles along the way.  Remember, "without data you're just another opinion."
To check it out, click here--->
Motivational Measurement (A $97.00 value)

Sales & Operations Planning Module - How to improve the integration of sales forecasts with day-to-day schedules to improve product quality and customer satisfaction.
To check it out, click here--->
Sales and Operations Planning (A $97.00 value)

Kaizen Management and DMAIC Module -  If your business team can handle only one strategic initiative at a time, then let it be the implementation of a “quick-hitting” continuous improvement  package. There just isn’t any other more important package in our pursuit of profits.
To check it out, click here---> Kaizen Management
(A $97.00 value)

Supply Chain Management Module -  Material handling and storage are two of business’s high cost, non-value added activities. The elimination of the stock room, as it is known today, should be a critical success target of all businesses. It’s time to realize that there is much more to supply chain management than simply placing purchase orders with the lowest price bidder.
To check it out, click here---> Supply Chain Management (A $97.00 value)

Lean Manufacturing Module - If your company needs to increase speed, improve quality while reducing non-value added costs this training module has the road map. Many of the lean six sigma, concepts, principles and techniques presented are applicable to all industries.  
To check it out, click here---> Lean Manufacturing (A $97.00 value)

Quality System Toolbox - Provides an interactive ISO 9001 checklist and quality manual and procedures to jump-start or re-ignite a company's quality management initiative. Provides a quality management roadmap to optimize prior quality efforts and maintain a focus on improving quality.
(A $97.00 value)

Thinking Outside the Box eBook - Creative thinking skills are required by everybody. Each and everyone needs to continuously challenge and expand their ways of thinking to enhance personal and business success.
To check it out, click here---> Thinking Outside the Box
(A $97.00 value)

PLUS

Train the Trainer Manual - Should you decide to use your training modules for team training we include a hard copy of an effective training methodology, a vital train-the-trainer resource. ($28.00)

What is Six Sigma - A book dedicated  to the millions of workers whose firms are adopting Six Sigma methodologies to improve customer satisfaction, work processes, profitability, speed, and efficiencies of all kinds. When word of the plans to adopt Six Sigma first hit the inside grapevine, it is a little scary. This book will help employees at all levels get ahead of the change curve. ($16.00)


   A supporter saying it better than we can::

"Bill has helped me a lot, either by providing clear and precise directions whenever I asked, or by sharing much of his deep knowledge in his Website, bbasicsllc.com. Managing, with excellence, the combination of sound theoretical knowledge with successful "hands-on" exper-tise, Bill is certainly one of the few persons I'd classify as "Mentor of the Coaches"!

Paulo Lindgren Lean Six-Sigma Consultant
and MBA/M.Sc. Professor
 

A "Breakthrough," Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training
Package that's guaranteed to help individuals and
companies overcome Lean Six Sigma, training
obstacles and cultural roadblocks. 

A $917.00 value...  discounted $421.00 for
a Special  Price of only: $496.00

A cost of less than one hour of a consultant's billing
 


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Order your Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package today at a special price of only $396.00. That's a 46% savings and thousands of dollars less than the price of attending relevant seminars. With Mr. Gaw's expert commentary and "lessons learned" it's like having a Lean Six Sigma Champion,  guide you personally through his Lean Six Sigma, methodology. And, you'll have all the materials for team training and future reference.

 

You may ask... what's in it for me?  My company?

Your "Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package" will help you:

*  Become a better team member/leader/manager/executive
*  Focus your energy on the significant issues
*  Transform your work environment form drudgery to fun
*  Minimize your day-to-day stress level
*  Master the best practices of lean six sigma
*  Gain recognition, promotions, and salary increases.

Your "Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package" will help your company:

*  Optimize MRP/ERP and Lean Six Sigma success
*  Increase speed, improve quality and customer satisfaction
*  Eliminate non-value-added activities and relevant costs
*  Eliminate the high cost of overtime, scrap, and rework
*  Improve customer responsiveness and timely support
*  Gain control of inventories and optimize their turnover
*  Increase team contribution to the company's "bottom line."

Organizations that are lean, agile, and quick to
respond clearly have the edge."

                                                          Price Pritchett


Another customer saying it even better than we can:

"Thank Bill for the "Free-be". I can already see where I can apply much of it to my office operation. By the way, I did not just buy the Training Package I bought the "Performance Measurement Training Package." The Training Package has been reviewed and re-reviewed many times already and many slides used to train some of my staff. Thanks for a great product."
                                                                                  Dave Krug

                                                                  davekrug@gmail.com
 

Our Guarantee says it all 

We are so sure that your Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package, will have the impact you desire that you can order entirely at our risk. The Package comes with a No Risk, 100% Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee. This is a Lifetime 100% Money-Back Guarantee!  

Believe this, we will never consider your purchase binding until you have reviewed all the material and put it into practice. We know that you, like our other customers, will be thrilled with the results. In fact, we are so convinced that your Training Package will work for you that if you're not completely satisfied for any reason at any time, simply return it for an immediate full refund of your purchase price. You simply can't lose.

 
An "ORDER NOW BONUS"... Push vs. Pull Video: If you order during this special offer, we will include a classic, humorous, push vs. pull video. This is the famous "Oldie but Goodie" HP video that demonstrates: Push vs. pull systems, one-piece-flow,  stockless production, and cycle time management.

 

 
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The Ball is in Your Court

Remember, if you continue to work the same way, you're going to get the same results. The next move is up to you. I've shown you that your "Lean Six Sigma Implementation, Training Package" truly is as risk free as an offer can come. You and I know that if you've read this far, you're seriously interested in bringing sanity to your day-to-day work environment and helping you and your company achieve your full growth and earning potentials.

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To order by credit card: If you place your order via our secure order form, shipping and handling are free. We'll ship via USPS priority mail. We'll send confirmation by email and you'll have your CD-Training Package in your hands in 3-4 days (domestic shipments). To place your order, simply click on the bar below the credit card icons: 

 

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