“Lean Manufacturing” is the the origin of the phrase and philosophy “Lean Startup” and no matter how many times I see good summaries of the Toyota Manufacturing Process (the masters of Lean), I keep seeing analogies that are useful for startups.
- Lesson 1- Don’t make the same mistake twice.
- Lesson 2- Optimizing internal operations can be your secret sauce.
- Lesson 3- Copying is good.
Especially open your eyes to other industries, to learn their best practices, and copy over those parts that make your industry better.