• 2 Second Lean

  • How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture at Work & at Home, 3rd Edition
  • By: Paul A. Akers
  • Narrated by: Paul A. Akers
  • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 02-12-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: FastCap Press
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (269 ratings)

Regular price: $14.95

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Publisher's Summary

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.

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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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Great book for Process Improvement Thinkers!

Would you consider the audio edition of 2 Second Lean to be better than the print version?

Yes - the audio version captures Paul's enthusiasm and passion for 2 second lean that's also obvious in his podcasts and videos

What did you like best about this story?

Paul's enthusiasm and exampls

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

Energy and more energy!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

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Great book and ideas - concise size so got through it in <1 week!

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Continuous Improvement

This is an excellent book that will enlighten the reader to multiple tool to reduce waste at work and at home. Paul Akers is “High Energy” and motivates the reader to start using the lean tools to fix the things that bug you.

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This was a great book.

I have read the six sigma green belt book. And soeaking with my mentor many timrs found the book to complicated for its own good. This book gets to the point of what a lean cukture should look like. i found it very helpful with my career goals.

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Love it!

Thank you!
I was trained to be a lean change agent at my company and have been on the journey for over 13 years and now I have a mentor!

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Fantastic Introduction to Lean

This book does a great job of highlighting the reasons for Lean and does it in a fun way. This is a great listen and keeps you entertained throughout. I was disappointed when it was over!

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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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  • 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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  • Jemma Irwin
  • 01-30-18

LIFE CHANGING

THE no1 book anyone needs to read if they want to improve their business and their life.

Quick read, simple to understand and implement, even quicker to listen on audio. Paul Akers' YouTube channel is super helpful, quick practical videos also.

I love learning and 2 Second Lean is the best thing I've ever learnt, it's life changing. I now have more time to spend doing what I want to do in work and life.

Start this book now, don't put it off!

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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