Lean Problem Solving

I recently just moved into a house. With moving into a new house you spend tons of time unpacking, putting things away, getting comfortable, and most importantly figuring out where things are supposed to go.

Unlike my wife, when I look for places to put things, I’m thinking about how they affect process flow. For example, where am I going to put my keys so I don’t have to go out of my way to grab them as I walk out the door? Or, where am I going to put my work backpack so it’s not a safety hazard that we trip over? My wife, on the other hand, thinks about how she is going to make the house look nice.

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