GA 254 | Discovering Lean with Ryan and Louise Tierney

This week’s guests are Ryan and Louise Tierney. We recently went to Northern Ireland to tour and film at their company, Seating Matters. In this episode, they share how they learned about lean, and why they decided to embark on a lean journey. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why Ryan looked into lean (2:31)
  • What Ryan first said to his team (5:13)
  • The early days (6:11)
  • Their morning meetings (7:01)
  • What they started with (7:53)
  • The challenges they’ve faced (8:51)
  • Ryan’s leadership style (10:30)
  • What “paradise” means to them (11:51)
  • The details of  this “paradise” (14:23)
  • What Louise thinks of lean (16:28)

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