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GA 147 | How to Succeed at Value Stream Mapping with Beau Keyte

By Jessica Bush Updated on April 2nd, 2021

This week’s guest is Beau Keyte, an author and performance improvement coach with an impressive background. Ron and Beau discussed both editions of The Complete Lean Enterprise, the evolution of Value Stream Mapping, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Beau (3:23)
  • Beau’s background (5:01)
  • What drove Beau to write the first edition (7:25)
  • Why Beau wrote the second edition (10:16)
  • About engagement (1205)
  • What changes to Value Stream Mapping Beau has observed (14:41)
  • What Beau has learned that improves the concepts from a mechanical perspective (1818)
  • Examples of socialization (20:38)
  • The future of Value Stream Mapping according to Beau (25:14)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Beau (28:16)
  • The best advice Beau has ever received (30:17)
  • A project that failed and what Beau learned (32:06)
  • What Beau is most proud of as it relates to lean (33:29)
  • A book Beau enjoyed a few years back (34:28)
  • The knowledge or skill area Beau feels he needs to improve (35:40)
  • Beau’s final words of wisdom (37:09)

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