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Catch the Chicken

Author: Lindsay Merwald/Monday, February 06, 2017/Categories: Industry News - Textile

(Quoted from Marshall Atkinson and atkinsontshirt.com. Full article here.)
Speed.
What is the average production turn-time your shop?
Remember Rocky II, the movie?
Sure, 1979 was a long time ago…but I’ll bet you remember this one.  Rocky fights a rematch with Apollo Creed, and has to go through an uncomfortable change to defeat the champ.  The trick is simply to become a faster fighter.  He starts this training by having to chase and catch a live chicken.  Yes, a chicken.
Did you watch it?  If not, Netflix and chill my friend.
Of course, Rocky resists the idea of change.  At one point the wise-old trainer Mickey gruffly lectures Rocky and says “Chicken chasing is how we used to train in the old days!  If you catch this thing, you can catch greased lightning!”
Then, the fun ensues with Rocky, slow and clunky, runs around the alley to grab the quick moving bird.  Watch the video clip here.
So how does this relate to your company you may ask?
In the current business climate, you need to be able to catch the chicken.  Simply put, does your shop possess greased lightning production turn speed?

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