A Hidden Beauty

I’ll never forget the first time I actually experienced first-hand how important it is to share improvement ideas. Like many people, I often made little improvements to my work – it just made sense to do that. I was reviewing Quick n’ Easy Kaizens with a small group of three accountants a few months back. […]

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Building Improvements on Each Other’s

As I first started learning about Quick n’ Easy Kaizen, I quickly took the idea home and started talking about it with my husband. One day, I rearranged our spice cabinets by getting 2 small wooden trays to hold all of the spices. Then I labeled the lid of each spice with its name. This […]

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Recognizing Small Improvements

Believe it or not, sometimes the simplicity of QnEK is tough for people to wrap their minds around. Simply put, a QnEK is an improvement that a person makes to their own work: that they have the authority to do, without having a negative impact on others and costs little to no money. That’s it. […]

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What about changes for the worse?

Changes for the better are great, aren’t they? But what about changes we make that don’t make things better? I guess it depends on your perspective. I think these types of changes can be great too. Really. However, that is determined by what we decide to do when we realize the change made isn’t particularly […]

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