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GA 152 | TWI, Kata, and Respect for People with Skip Steward and Brandon Brown

By Jessica Bush Updated on March 1st, 2017

This week’s guests are Skip Steward and Brandon Brown. We had the pleasure of interviewing them while attending the KataCon/TWI Summits in San Diego. They both shared a lot of valuable insight with us regarding TWI, Kata, Respect for People, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Skip and Brandon’s backgrounds (4:00)
  • Quotes that inspire them (5:01)
  • About Baptist Memorial Health Care’s journey (6:47)
  • What Toyota Kata is all about (9:46)
  • About fall precautions in a hospital setting (14:40)
  • Successes and challenges (17:05)
  • A powerful personal anecdote (19:08)
  • Advice to those at the beginning of their lean journeys (23:53)
  • What “Respect for People” means to them (28:45)
  • The best advice they’ve ever received (31:22)
  • What they are most proud of as it relates to lean (33:52)
  • Book recommendations (36:28)
  • Final words of wisdom (38:12)

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