Category: Book Review

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GA 126 | Scaling Lean with Ash Maurya

Today’s guest is Ash Maurya, an entrepreneur and author in the Lean Startup realm. Ash explained how lean applies to entrepreneurship and discussed his books, Running Lean and Scaling Lean. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Ash’s background and how he first learned about continuous

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GA 118 | How to Use Lean and Zen to Become a Better Leader with Kevin Meyer

Today’s guest is our own Kevin Meyer, Co-Founder of Gemba Academy. Kevin and Ron discussed Kevin’s new book, The Simple Leader, in which Kevin describes his career thus far and shares a lot of valuable insight related to continuous improvement, Zen, leadership, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download

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GA 114 | How to Apply Lean to Healthcare with Mark Graban

Today’s episode features Mark Graban, a recurring podcast guest and good friend of Gemba Academy. Ron and Mark discussed lean healthcare, the third revision of Mark’s book Lean Hospitals, and some of the main misconceptions about lean. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll

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GA 109 | How to Leverage Toyota Kata with Brandon Brown

Today’s guest is Brandon Brown, the owner of Continuous Coaching Commitment LLC and an associate with the W3 Group LLC. Brandon shared his knowledge of Toyota Kata with us, and explained how it complements TWI. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Brandon’s

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GA 105 | How to Improve Your Business with Change Management with Paul Brand

Today’s guest is Paul Brand, a change management consultant from the Netherlands. Paul wrote a book called Change Your Mind, Change Your Business, and he shared with us why he wrote it, what it’s about, and how change management relates to lean. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download

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GA 101 | How to Implement a Lean Culture with Steven Leuschel

Today’s guest is Steven Leuschel, author of Lean Culture Change. He and I discuss the contents of the book, which focuses on the critical people component of lean. This An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: The quote that inspires Steven

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