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2 Second Lean will flip your world right-side up. It's a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple two-second improvement. Join author, business expert, radio show host, and international speaker Paul A Akers, as he takes you on a LEAN journey that will transform every aspect your life - from your home to the office.

©2011 Paul A. Akers (P)2015 Paul A. Akers

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Life changing

With this book and Pinterest resources and work I'm starting to transform my business. So many best practices and info that I want to get ill be listening to again and again. Highly recommend to all! Thank you Paul

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Read it. Listen to it. Implement. REPEAT.

Giving the book 5-stars was the easy part. Implementing the ideas and developing a culture such as the one at Fastcap requires a little more work on the reader's part.

Paul Akers is a fascinating, inspiring "regular guy". Take what you will from this, but miss out on the lessons at your peril.

The delivery is excellent too, with Mr. Akers' passion coming through in spades throughout.

I can't recommend this book highly enough.

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I Listened To This Straight Thru!

What did you love best about 2 Second Lean?

I really enjoyed the fast pace and bite sized chapters. I'm a LEAN/Six Sigma green belt and I had a pretty good understanding of the basics prior to this, but I cued this up on a four hour drive from Houston to Dallas and back and listened straight through to the end. The author does a great job of making LEAN understandable and FUN! It was a great listen!

What about Paul A. Akers’s performance did you like?

Very engaging. Well done narration.

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Exciting and Practical

Great simple Lean Thinking. Culture is the key, not just lean tools and principles as a checklist. Paul is inspiring!

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loved it. Can't wait to implement

loved it can't wait to implement this in our shop. liked all his tangents he took

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Fun, easy, and short book

The third edition extra sections isn't anything new, just an update on Paul's company. For a book about lean, it's kinda ironic that it has this extra fat tacked on, especially after a very informative second edition.

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Excellent !

What did you love best about 2 Second Lean?

How Paul simplifies the concepts into practical application.

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many parts of this story were great!

What about Paul A. Akers’s performance did you like?

His enthusiasm for Lean thinking.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the whole thing was good

Any additional comments?

This is applicable to many aspects of business and personal life.

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Super Paul!!!

Paul's approach has me more focused than ever before implementing lean in my home and professional life while bettering the lives of the people around me! Can't wait for the Eliminate Sloppiness book!!

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Love Paul's energy and passion.

What made the experience of listening to 2 Second Lean the most enjoyable?

I enjoy Paul's simple approach to Lean. If you're a Lean novice like me, you'll enjoy the read as well. He'll point you to tons of free stuff to get you started. What resonates most for me is that making Lean simple makes it actionable and sustainable as a way of work and life. The complexity others introduce to it make Lean process too taxing and intimidating. Keep it simple and go for it!

Have you listened to any of Paul A. Akers’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes. They are all fun and enjoyable. Packed with great suggestive material.

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Lean instructed in the simplest way!

Great book, that has inspired me to truly focus on Lean and TPS. I have many years of CI training, but have missed the boat on the true implementation. Paul has famously simplified the methodology with 2 second lean. Pay it forward and be a servant to others...

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  • dale waterson
  • 10-30-17

Excellent

Excellent book easy to understand narrated brilliantly would highly recommend... This strategy will deftenatly help my new business.

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  • Booklover77
  • 10-01-16

Amazing and helpful

Paul's energy and fresh approach to constant improvement has given me many fresh and simple ideas to implement immediately into my personal and business life. Highly recommended!! Thank you