Inspired Lean and Six Sigma Ideals for Your Family

Alison Zeidman, writing for Fatherly, shares how we can use Lean and Six Sigma ideals to save time on chores and your family routines. Read my top takeaways beneath.


  • Use visual signs or “kanban cards” from Lean to make clear indications of when you need to replace something, e.g. leave milk on the side when it’s finished
  • Organize books, toys, and clothes by colors, type or location to streamline the tidying process for your household; visual management can make cleaning up quicker
  • Take a picture of how the finished product should look; photos are a great way to communicate how rooms need to look when tidy

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