Jessica Bush

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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)

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GA 209 | How to Address Poverty with Lean-Like Thinking with Jacob Stoller and Mauricio Miller

This week’s guests are Jacob Stoller and Mauricio Miller. Ron, Jacob, and Mauricio discussed the Family Independence Initiative, and how a lean-like approach can be used to create real social change. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: How Jacob met

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GA 208 | How to Define Lean, Success, and Strategy with Jon Miller and Michael Ballé

This week’s guests are Jon Miller and Michael Ballé. Together with Ron, they discussed the definitions of lean, success, and strategy, as well as using lean as a strategy for innovation and growth. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Defining

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GA 207 | How to Define the Role of People in Lean with Jon Miller

This week’s guest is GA Co-Founder Jon Miller. Ron and Jon discussed the people side of lean, specifically why stating that lean is “all about people” can be problematic. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Jon’s background and what he’s

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GA 206 | How to Sustain Your Lean Success with Geoff Cox

This week’s guest is Production Manager Geoff Cox. Geoff and Ron discussed the key role of culture, and why lean really is all about people. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Geoff’s background and what he’s up to (2:16) An

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GA 205 | How to Use Lean in the Cafeteria with Willy Bustillos

This week’s guest is Willy Bustillos, a Food Service Manager who uses lean principles to improve high school cafeterias. Willy explained what it’s like applying lean in such an untraditional setting, including some of the challenges involved. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this

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GA 204 | How to Set the Stage for Your Lean Journey with Matt Kellett

This week’s guest is continuous improvement leader Matt Kellett. Matt and Ron discussed what needs to be in place in order to successfully start and sustain a lean journey. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Matt’s background and what he’s

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GA 203 | How to Apply Lean to Manufacturing Location Decisions with Harry Moser

This week’s guest is Harry Moser, Founder and President of the Reshoring Initiative. Ron and Harry discussed reshoring, including what it is and how lean plays a role. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Harry’s background (1:41) What reshoring is

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GA 202 | How to Achieve Clarity with Karen Martin

This week’s guest is consultant and speaker Karen Martin. Karen shed some light on the importance of individual and organizational clarity in anticipation of her new book, Clarity First. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Karen’s background (2:11) About Karen’s upcoming

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