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GA 309 | Lean and Self-Development with Pete Kuehn

By Jessica Bush Updated on March 4th, 2020

This week’s guest is Pete Kuehn. Ron and Pete discussed Pete’s lean journey, including the effect lean has had on his personal life. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Pete (2:03)
  • Pete’s background (2:58)
  • How Pete got into continuous improvement (4:38)
  • The lessons he learned growing up (5:48)
  • Why companies go lean (10:46)
  • How lean affected his relationship with his wife (13:13)
  • Building trust (15:46)
  • Showing respect (17:57)
  • Pete’s 9/11 story (26:13)
  • Some of Pete’s favorite books (28:10)
  • Pete’s advice for those who are struggling (29:16)

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What Do You Think?

How has lean helped you in your personal life?

  1. Jessie Hankins

    March 6, 2020 - 12:06 pm

    Great job, Pete! I am proud to work with someone who has such a big heart. Keep up the great work, I am excited to see where your Lean journey takes you.

    • pete kuehn

      March 7, 2020 - 10:35 pm

      Thanks for the good words Jess! And it takes a guy with a big heart ( you) to see someone with a big heart. I am honored to work with you.

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