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What Do Barbeque (BBQ) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) have in Common?

What Do Barbeque (BBQ) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) have in Common?

Please enjoy this wonderful post from our sales guy and burgeoning blogger Dave Knowles.  Many of you may know that in his former life Dave was Director of Dining Services and Summer Conferences at Washington College.  Dave helps us celebrate National Barbeque month with a “tasty” look at what barbeque and Lean Six Sigma have… Read more »

Teachers Deliver – Make the Choice to Show Your Appreciation

Teachers Deliver – Make the Choice to Show Your Appreciation

Please enjoy our very own Dave Knowles’ great blog kicking off Teacher Appreciation Week!   One of the fundamental tenets of our country– fought for and established by Founding Fathers and generations hence — is the freedom of CHOICE.  This freedom, both then and now, attempts to balance personal and local needs and actions with… Read more »

Tennessee’s Best Winner Maury County – Putting Students on the Pathway to Success

Tennessee’s Best Winner Maury County – Putting Students on the Pathway to Success

This is the third post in a six-part series recognizing the winners of the Tennessee’s Best and Alabama’s Best contests.  Our previous posts featured Alabama’s Best runner-up Crestline Elementary and Tennessee’s Best runner-up Lauderdale County.   Teachers, principals, directors, board members, parents and community members may disagree about many things in public education.  The one thing they can… Read more »

How Do You Tale?

How Do You Tale?

I decided for my son’s graduation present to take him on a “motor head” weekend extravaganza in California. If you knew me, you would laugh at the thought of me and the word “extravaganza” in the same sentence – but that’s exactly what we did. With help from my wonderful wife, a detailed itinerary was… Read more »

A Lean Christmas Carol

A Lean Christmas Carol

“Everything is different and yet everything is the same”.  This is a phrase I heard a couple of years ago from a man I was helping in reference to a tool he had just borrowed.  At the time, I grinned, said ‘yes sir’, and thought that was a silly thing to say.  What a major… Read more »