Are You an Active Listener?

Do you provide verbal and non-verbal feedback (e.g. questioning, paraphrasing, or gestures) while you listen to another person speaking? Active listening does not mean you agree with the other person; it means you understand what they are saying. Active listening reduces misunderstandings, creates shared understanding and improves trust; it is a critical skill for both … Continue reading Are You an Active Listener?

Use Standard Work While Working from Home

By Kate Newberg These are daunting times for millions of people who are out of work. For those of us still employed we are feeling grateful to have a job, stressed about what the future holds, and those feelings are compounded for parents and guardians with children at home. In addition, people working remotely for … Continue reading Use Standard Work While Working from Home

2020 Colorado Lean Summit

Unity Scholarship Fundraising Campaign Special Opportunity at the 2020 Summit! With just a small donation, you can make a huge difference in uplifting the Black leaders of tomorrow. This year, the CLN is partnering with the Community College of Aurora to support the Unity Scholarship. The fundraising campaign will launch at our Summit Kick-off. Look … Continue reading 2020 Colorado Lean Summit

Workshop – Focusing on the Important (POSTPONED)

**Now that the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, we are following the guidance of public health professionals and postponing this event. Once a new date is established, we will update our CLN Members via our mailing list.** Join us for a 2-hour interactive workshop on attention management, time blocking and prioritization. … Continue reading Workshop – Focusing on the Important (POSTPONED)

Are You a Continuous Learner?

By Kate Newberg It is no secret that technology has had a tremendous impact on our world. New technologies in the workplace are vast and varied:  standing desks, highly portable and mobile work systems, the cloud, Slack, and Google just to name a few. The rate at which technology is being created is growing at … Continue reading Are You a Continuous Learner?