Triple D – Delays, Defects, Deviation
How to create a Hassle-Free work experience for everyone without spending too much time or money.
“Hi, this is Jay Arthur, author of “Lean Six Sigma Demystified” and the QI Macros [software].
“One of my favorite shows on television is Guy Fieri’s Triple D: “Diners Drive-ins and Dives”, and I just enjoy watching him eat other people’s cooking… I can’t explain it to you. My Triple D is “Delay, Defects and Deviation,” and if you do nothing but focus on eliminating delay, defects (mistakes and errors), and deviation (the variation of things), if you do nothing but do that for an hour per week for the rest of your life you will spontaneously figure out a way to make everything hassle-free for yourself, your customers, your suppliers, your boss, your subordinates… whoever it is.
“If you just spend a little bit of time on those three things – my Triple D: “Delay, Defects and Deviation” – you’ll actually make huge progress over the next
“That’s my Improvement Insight for this week: Embrace Triple D!”