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GA 352 | Defining, Executing, and Aligning Winning with Billy Taylor

By Jessica Bush Updated on January 4th, 2021

This week we’re sharing the audio of our recent Billy Taylor livestream. Billy is a lean powerhouse and his presentation is packed with practical and profound wisdom. If you’re looking for some New Year’s inspiration, this episode is for you. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • An anecdote about Muhammad Ali (1:01)
  • What it takes to win (4:28)
  • The importance of defining winning (11:48)
  • What Billy discovered in Fayetteville (13:19)
  • Exposing the hidden factory (15:46)
  • Understanding the standard work (18:10)
  • Establishing core values, principles, and standards (21:31)
  • Flipping the pyramid (27:58)
  • How the Fayetteville plant aligned winning (30:35)
  • Executing winning (34:01)
  • Inspiring trust (39:50)
  • KPIs versus KPAs (45:23)
  • Billy’s closing thoughts (47:23)

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  1. annagreenberg

    February 3, 2021 - 9:40 pm

    Great talk! Touchdown Billy.

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