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GA 325 | Lean in the Non-Profit Sector with Lauren Wisniewski

By Jessica Bush Updated on June 24th, 2020

This week’s guest is Lauren Wisniewski. Lauren shared her experiences helping non-profits incorporate lean, including the benefits and barriers they encounter. This episode is a great example of how lean applies to more than just manufacturing. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Lauren (2:40)
  • Lauren’s background (3:12)
  • About Rise Consulting (5:28)
  • What a non-profit is (6:23)
  • Lean in the non-profit sector (8:54)
  • Other incentives for non-profits to adopt lean (11:44)
  • A success story on an organization using lean (15:33)
  • Barriers Lauren has seen (22:04)
  • Her advice on getting started (24:32)

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