Category: Leadership

Total 342 Posts

GA 163 | Addressing the Human Side of Lean with Rick Timlick

This week’s guest is lean consultant Rick Timlick. Rick shared how he helps organizations with their lean journeys, with a specific emphasis on the human component. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: The quote that inspires Rick (2:38) Rick’s background (3:12) The

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GA 162 | Continuous Improvement in the U.S. Air Force with Damien Hocquard

Today’s guest is Damien Hocquard, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces who is stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Ron and Damien discussed Damien’s lean journey working within the U.S. Air Force CPI (Continuous Process Improvement) program. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

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GA 160 | The Power of Job Methods with Steve Brenneman

Today’s episode is a presentation by Steve Brenneman, CEO of the Aluminum Trailer Company, from this year’s TWI Summit in San Diego. In this powerful and informative talk, Steve shares how they use Job Methods, one of the components of TWI. Slides from Steve’s presentation can be found here. An

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GA 156 | The Current State of Lean in Healthcare with Mark Graban and Joe Swartz

This week’s guests are Mark Graban and Joe Swartz, both leaders in lean healthcare. They discussed the past and current states of lean in healthcare, as well as their upcoming workshop, Kaizen Live. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Mark’s background

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GA 155 | Toyota Kata and the Power of Networking with Christopher Ferrier

This week’s guest is Christopher Ferrier, who we met up with at the TWI/KataCon conference in San Diego, California. Ron and Christopher talked about Toyota Kata, the power of networking, ultramarathons, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: A

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