GA 263 | Using Lean to Make Life-Changing Decisions with Tyson Ortiz

This week’s guest is Tyson Ortiz. Tyson’s son was born with a congenital heart condition, and Tyson graciously shared how he used kata and scientific thinking as he and his wife navigated their son’s diagnosis. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • A quote about the trajectory of lean that inspires Tyson (2:49)
  • Tyson’s background (4:01)
  • What Tyson is up to these days (9:18)
  • His son’s diagnosis (9:50)
  • Their decision to take charge of the situation (14:26)
  • The plan once they brought the baby home (18:41)
  • How they managed these experiments (22:34)
  • Their home monitoring system (25:45)
  • How they dealt with their son’s complications (27:19)
  • The highlight of Tyson’s kata application (39:37)
  • How he’s doing today (46:01)
  • Tyson’s final words of wisdom (49:12)

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