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GA 335 | Leveraging Creative Thinking with Erlin Kakkanad

By Jessica Bush - September 3rd, 2020

This week’s guest is Erlin Kakkanad. Erlin explained the differences between critical and creative thinking, stressing the specific powers of creative thinking. If you’re looking for new ways to solve problems, this episode

GA 334 | The Benefits of System Integration with Danny Bradford

By Jessica Bush - August 27th, 2020

This week’s guest is Danny Bradford. Danny described the power of system and B2B integration, what goes into a successful integration, and how these concepts apply to different industries. A MP3 audio version of this episode is a

GA 332 | Lean, Fashion Photography, and E-Commerce with Adam Murfin

By Jessica Bush - August 13th, 2020

This week’s guest is Adam Murfin. Adam described how he uses lean in fashion photography, including the pre and post-production stages. This episode is a great example of how versatile and universal lean really is. A MP3 audio ve

GA 327 | Continuous Improvement and Humanitarianism with Andrew Parris

By Jessica Bush - July 9th, 2020

This week’s guest is Andrew Parris. Andrew, who works for an NGO called Medair, explained how continuous improvement can be used in a humanitarian context. The global component Andrew discusses proves how versatile these principl

GA 326 | Lean and Law in the UK with Adam Marsland

By Jessica Bush - July 2nd, 2020

This week’s guest is Adam Marsland. Adam, a Continuous Improvement Expert at a law firm, explained how lean is being leveraged in the legal industry in the UK. Adam also gave an overall “state of the union address” on

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

By Jessica Bush - June 25th, 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

GA 321 | Adapting to the Future with Rodrigo Picoli

By Jessica Bush - May 28th, 2020

This week’s guest is Rodrigo Picoli. Ron and Rodrigo discussed the future of lean, the concept of the “beginner’s mind,” and more. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here. In this epis

GA 320 | Lean in the Legal Profession with Jaclyn Harder

By Jessica Bush - May 21st, 2020

This week’s guest is Jaclyn Harder. Ron and Jaclyn discussed how lean applies to practicing law, as well as the power of taking action. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’

GA 316 | Leading During a Crisis with Sam MacPherson

By Jessica Bush - April 23rd, 2020

This week we’re sharing the audio of a webinar by Sam MacPherson. Sam discussed leading and communicating during a crisis, preparing for a crisis, applying SMED in a crisis, and more. A MP3 audio version of this episode is availa

How to Manage Chaos & Uncertainty

By Ron Pereira - April 3rd, 2020

One of the most efficient ways to work through an obstacle, or uncertainty, is to learn as fast as possible through experimentation. I think it’s safe to say that most of us have been facing lots of change and uncertainty over the la

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