What Great Things Can

YOU Achieve with Lean?

Lean is Within Your Reach

At the Maverick Institute, Todd Hudson and his team help organizations achieve rapid performance gains with Lean and other continuous improvement methods.

We work with organizations of all sizes and industries. We also have a particular specialization in Lean for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), healthcare and research laboratories.

12 Weeks to Lean

Our “12 Weeks to Lean” program is a straightforward, three-step process to help you and your team practice continuous improvement on a well-defined problem, challenge or opportunity.

Lean Knowledge Transfer

We offer Green and Black Belt Certifications in our unique Lean Knowledge Transfer Program, so you and your staff can learn these powerful methods and apply them to future projects on your own.

From Todd Hudson’s Blog:  “A Lean Idea a Minute”

Don’t Be Scared Away From Lean

Don’t Be Scared Away From Lean

As you can imagine, I’m on a lot of mailing lists and social media groups about Lean and see it described and talked about in many ways. Recently, some of these have been really over the top and, quite frankly, do a disservice. Headlines like “Improvement Through...

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To Continuously Improve, Study Your Results

To Continuously Improve, Study Your Results

Woohoo! You’ve just launched a new training program and rolled it out to the organization. Time for high fives, right? Not so fast… If you’ve been learning about Lean, you know that all problem solving activities are guided by the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle, in...

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Lean Frees Improvement

Lean Frees Improvement

Force field analysis is a fantastic change management tool. It also beautifully encapsulates the difference between Lean and traditional improvement approaches. A force field analysis diagram looks like this: Force field analysis is useful whenever you want to improve...

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