GA 257 | Sharing the Power of Lean with Bill Kraus

This week’s guest is Bill Kraus. Recorded live at KataCon5, Bill and Ron talked all about Bill’s impressive background and what he’s learned about kata, leadership, and scientific thinking. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Bill (1:44)
  • Bill’s background (2:49)
  • His journey (10:08)
  • Targeting early adopters (13:18)
  • The transition (15:20)
  • Empowering people (20:01)
  • About Brandon Brown (21:33)
  • Where the movement is going (23:54)
  • The NEP model (26:28)

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1 Comment

  1. Mark

    April 5, 2019 - 2:21 pm

    Truly enriching. Thanks for stressing the point that Kata is not a tool, it is an evolution in our thinking. Too many key takeaways to note them all but one that captures the spirit of kata for me is; we should be doing Lean with people not to people.
    Thanks for providing this. Truly appreciate the passion for people.