1. Set aside time each week to actively and openly nurture the Lean journey in your organization; 2. Get out of your office and walk the value stream at least once per week; 3. Resolve to use your eyes and ears more than your vocal chords when on the shop floor; 4. Ask 5 different people who work for you "what can be improved" at least once a week; 5. Participate in an improvement project team meeting, training session or kaizen event at least once per month; 6. Ask to be shown an implemented improvement idea from all areas reporting to you at least once per month; 7. Read at least one new Lean article or book a month; 8. Attend a conference, plant tour or participate in a webinar or podcast on Lean topics once per quarter; 9. Vow to visit at least one external customer or supplier each quarter; 10. Develop your own "Manager's Standardized Work."