GA 211 | How to Navigate a Kaizen Journey with Jeff Kaas

This week’s guest is Jeff Kaas, President of Kaas Tailored and Lead Consultant at Truth Bit Pull Consulting. Jeff described how he discovered kaizen, how it changed his company, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Jeff’s background (1:59)
  • About Jeff’s company (5:38)
  • Why a business like his is rare (6:54)
  • Using “kaizen” over “lean” (7:37)
  • What they did (9:19)
  • The tipping point (12:20)
  • Speaking different languages (18:09)
  • About the tours (20:10)
  • About Truth Bit Pull (22:30)
  • The area of continuous improvement Jeff struggles with (28:55)
  • The best advice Jeff has ever received (31:17)
  • What Jeff is most proud of (32:42)
  • Battling the temptation of vanity (33:52)

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2 Comments

  1. Darrell Kirk

    April 19, 2018 - 5:45 pm

    Great podcast. Thank you.

  2. Kristi

    April 19, 2018 - 5:50 pm

    One of the best podcasts you have done! I always enjoy listening to Jeff talk about their journey. Thanks