Note: Links to all of four Japan factory tour posts and the various lessons from those tours can be found here.
This week I'm going out on a limb to show what I hope will become an example of excellence. Earlier this week I wrote a "Lessons from Japan" on how standing up improves efficiency and speed. I thought I'd better take my own advice, so over the past couple days I've radically changed my office. So here is the "before" photo:
Am I nuts? Only time will tell. But I do actually feel more productive! And yes, I know there are a couple bottles of wine on my desk… when your office is in a region with 130+ wineries within 30 miles, that happens.