GA 185 | How to Use Lean to Create Value with Steve Kane

This week we’re sharing a keynote by our own Steve Kane, from a recent conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Steve provided some powerful perspective on what lean is really all about, and why we need it so much. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What lean is (2:03)
  • Creating value (3:01)
  • The foundation of lean (5:21)
  • Toyota’s 14 Principles (5:48)
  • The most important aspect of any organization (16:47)
  • The six basic human needs (17:09)
  • How to convey significance (19:15)
  • What it all means (21:16)
  • The two pillars of lean (22:01)
  • The prevalence of processes (23:24)

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