Internal Resource Library

Internal Resource Library


Andrew Neyer

Director of Stuff
1. Carve clear paths for Staff to follow.
2. Design Products & Processes.
3. Empower every employee to Live brighter.

Bill Watters

Leader of Stuff
1. Eliminate Defects & Transportation
2. Queue Production
3. Set Standards

Gordon Dawson

Supervisor of Stuff
1. Eliminate customer delays & Waiting
2. Generate Quotes & Invoices
3. Distribute Resources

Sheila Aven

Coordinator of Stuff
1. Eliminate excess Inventory
2. Customer service
3. Studio health

Brennen Waldron

Process Engineer
1. Eliminate Overproduction
2. Process queue
3. Studio improvements

Jack Grant

Process Engineer
1. Eliminate Over Processing
2. Process queue
3. Resource development

Cory Pavlinac

Process Engineer
1. Eliminate useless Motion
2. Process queue
3. Kan’-ny Logins


• Clean Bathroom
• Sweep Stairs
• Run Roy Orbitson
• Clear Cork Table
• Clean Kitchen
• Trash & Recycling


Mary K. Spadaro
Regional Human Resource Manager
Office: 513-852-4686
Mobile: 513-235-5528

201 East 4th Street, Suite 700
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Take Out The Garbage

Good Values

Now Brewing

AM: Staff Blend, ● WholeFoods Refill
PM: Green Tea, ● Earl Grey


We design simple and timeless Stuff, so you can live brighter.

Leggo my Lego!

At least two of the largest Lego clone manufacturers have been challenged in court by The Lego Group. The lawsuits have been mostly unsuccessful…

Read more about LEGO’s litigation

Waste Not

Ohno he di’int.

Credited as the father of the Toyota Production System, Taiichi Ohno identified seven forms of muda (無駄, meaning “futility; uselessness; wastefulness).

Read more about Toyota Production System

Are You Average?

Click here to determine if you are average or a linchpin.

*Hint: Linchpin = charm + talent + perseverance

Good Stüff

Lagom (pronounced [lɑːɡɔm]) is a Swedish word meaning “just the right amount”.

The Lexin Swedish-English dictionary defines lagom as “enough, sufficient, adequate, just right”. Lagom is also widely translated as “in moderation”, “in balance”, “perfect-simple”, and “suitable”. (Wikipedia)

Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living

Public Ratio

Tired of all the noise?
Looking to dial in your life better?

You need to listen to MPR.

Save these three presets and you will develop more lasting relationships…[Read more]

Creative Pep Talk

Dr. Pizza delivers fresh pep every week via his incredible podcast.

How Customers Think

Donald Miller / Story Brand
– No.1 – Confused Customers?
– No.2 – A Clearer Message
– No.3 – A Better Website

Weekly Inspo

Staff Inspiration Archive:

5.13.19 – Work Benches
– Ingenious Mechanicks
– Workbenches

5.6.19 – Toyota Production System
– Kaizen (改善)
– Muda (無駄)

4.29.19 – Tape Op
– Website

4.22.19 – ‘A Bit More’ Toaster
– The Atlantic
– Buy on Amazon

4.15.19 – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
– Buy on Amazon

4.8.19 – IKEA: Democratic Design
– Buy

4.1.19 – Sashiko Stitching
– Wikipedia

3.25.19 – Anna’s Gourmet Popcorn
– Lebanon, OH

3.18.19 – Jarrod Dahl 
– Issue No. 4 | Mortise & Tenon
– Artist Website

Good Tunes

Lil’ Groovez
Noice Noises
Shop Rock
Zooty Tooty Zam Dat Booty
Eight He’s

“So if you take – Then put back good
If you steal – be Robin Hood
If your eyes are wanting all you see
Then I think I’ll name you after me
I think I’ll call you appetite”

– Prefab Sprout


Good Reads

The Creative Career Path / Andy J. Pizza
This is Marketing / Seth Godin
Celebration of Discipline / Richard J. Foster
IKEA: Democratic Design / IKEA
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up / Marie Kondō

Field Day

6.14.19 – No.3 Plano, IL

5.20.19 – No.2 New York

4.19.19 – No.1 Matthew Metzger

Materials & Supplies

Copper Patina

Local Fabricators

– ohūsa
– Metal Technologies Systems, Inc.
– Defferen Machine
– D&E Machine