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World Compliment Day

World Compliment Day

In 1965, singer-songwriter Jackie DeShannon debuted her hit single What the World Needs Now.  Many of us remember the “next stanza” of this popular song as an amplification of the 1960’s call for “love” among all peoples. In 2017 — 50+ years later — I suggest that in the unsettled and politically divisive culture of… Read more »

LEAN Frog at the National Conference on Education in the Big Easy

LEAN Frog at the National Conference on Education in the Big Easy

LEAN Frog team members will be on the road again to support the National Conference on Education (NCE) presented by The School Superintendents Association (AASA).   Two weeks ago we were in Nashville (TN), Montgomery (AL), and New Orleans (LA) to support the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents Legislative and Learning Conference, the School Superintendents of Alabama… Read more »

3rd Annual Alabama’s Best Contest Receives Inspiring Entries

3rd Annual Alabama’s Best Contest Receives Inspiring Entries

As Alabama students begin their first full week of school in 2017, we would like to recognize the excellent work of those school systems who participated in the 3rd annual Alabama’s Best Contest.  We congratulate all those who entered the contest, our two runner-up winners, and our grand prize winner.  We hope that learning about… Read more »

Introducing LEAN Frog Digital

Introducing LEAN Frog Digital

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. (November 29, 2016) – LEAN Frog Business Solutions, a leading continuous improvement solutions provider for public schools, is excited to announce the launch of LEAN Frog Digital, LLC to provide digital solutions for school systems focused on increasing value for students, parents, teachers and communities. “Everything we do always comes back to helping… Read more »

Best Practices in K-12 Contest Celebrates the Success of Tennessee Public Schools

Best Practices in K-12 Contest Celebrates the Success of Tennessee Public Schools

    INVOLVEMENT. INNOVATION . SUPPORT.   The words above describe BEST PRACTICES in public schools that are: Enhancing student achievement, Involving local communities, Promoting positive student behavior, Empowering teachers. LEAN Frog and the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) were pleased to receive so many quality, sustainable Best Practices in the inaugural “Tennessee’s Best” K-12 Practices… Read more »

LEAN Frog’s John Higginbotham Receives Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

LEAN Frog’s John Higginbotham Receives Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

LEAN Frog Senior Lean Consultant and Project Manager, John Higginbotham, has completed his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. John currently supports all aspects of client engagement from scope definition to product delivery while providing insight for improving client business processes, efficiencies, practices and critical business strategies. John’s certification marks the addition of another Lean Six… Read more »

Best K-12 Practices Contest Q&A with Dr. Sherri Headrick

Best K-12 Practices Contest Q&A with Dr. Sherri Headrick

I’m sitting down today with our own LEAN Frog Co-founder and Director of Sales and Marketing, Dr. Sherri Headrick, to talk about the basics of the Alabama and Tennessee’s Best K-12 Practices Contests. We’ll answer some questions such as – What is it? Who can enter? What makes a good entry? Josh: Good morning, Sherri!!… Read more »

Team Member Spotlight: Ken “The Tool Man” Allen

Team Member Spotlight:  Ken “The Tool Man” Allen

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 4, 2016) – Many of you may remember the Tim Allen television show “Home Improvement” that featured the fictitious television show “Tool Time” hosted by Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor.  Well LEAN Frog has its own very talented tool man named Allen—Ken Allen.  Ken has an amazing depth and breadth of tools… Read more »