2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 9,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 16 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.


Lean Learning 2010 Review

Healthy blog!
The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads: "This blog is doing awesome!"

I love these types of metrics. Without any input from me, the WordPress blog created and delivered this report. This is a great example of poke yoke. The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how my Lean Learning blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,500 times in 2010. That’s about 6 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 39 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 51 posts. There were 26 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was October 27th with 38 views. The most popular post that day was Just Open My Mouth and Go to the Gemba.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were shmula.com, en.wordpress.com, runningagile.com, 3point4.wordpress.com, and google.co.in.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for kano model, muda mura muri, muri lean, lean kano, and kano lean.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Just Open My Mouth and Go to the Gemba October 2010


Muda, Mura, and Muri January 2010


Kano Model January 2010
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Kano Model September 2009