August 2018

    Midnight at the Gemba


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    August 31, 2018 - In the late 1990s I was working in the Silicon Valley for a Fortune-50 medical device company, responsible for a drug infusion pump manufacturing operation.  I had just completed a crazy period where I had also “temporarily” (months...

    GA 230 | How to Become a Six Sigma Black Belt with Md Hasan


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    August 30, 2018 - This week’s guest is one of our Six Sigma Black Belt recipients, Md Hasan. Ron and Md discussed his background, the process of becoming certified, SMED, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode...

    Why We Need Standard Work on Vacation


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    August 27, 2018 - For over twenty years I traveled a lot on business and got pretty good at it. These two things almost must go together. A person who travels a lot and does so badly won’t be able to sustain it for very long. It becomes exhausting, stressful...

    You Want Me to Do What!?!


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    August 24, 2018 -   I coach a variety of teams in diverse industries in the area of continuous improvement. A common struggle is overcoming an obstacle that is often perceived as resistance to change. Improvement is Inherent Change for the better seems to be a...

    GA 229 | How to Run a Sustainable Organization with Dale and Dan Crownover


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    August 23, 2018 - This week we’re featuring some of the audio from our recent Gemba Academy Live! series at Texas Nameplate. Dale Crownover and his son Dan talked to Ron about their passion for sustainability and the concept of the “Triple Bottom...

    GA 229 | How to Run a Sustainable Organization with Dale and Dan Crownover


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    August 23, 2018 - This week we’re featuring some of the audio from our recent Gemba Academy Live! series at Texas Nameplate. Dale Crownover and his son Dan talked to Ron about their passion for sustainability and the concept of the “Triple Bottom...

    An Argument in Favor of Jargon


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    August 20, 2018 - When a group of people use jargon, or specialized language to express ideas or concepts, it can make communication more efficient. On the other hand, Jargon can be difficult for people outside of the group understand. People who use jargon may...

    GA 228 | How to Apply Lean to Architecture and Engineering with Kurt Neubek


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    August 16, 2018 - This week’s guest is Kurt Neubek, an architect who is also one of our Six Sigma Black Belt recipients. Kurt explained how he uses continuous improvement in his line of work. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In...

    GA 228 | How to Apply Lean to Architecture and Engineering with Kurt Neubek


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    August 16, 2018 - This week’s guest is Kurt Neubek, an architect who is also one of our Six Sigma Black Belt recipients. Kurt explained how he uses continuous improvement in his line of work. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In...

    How a Little Compassion Improves Outcomes


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    August 13, 2018 - In an inspiring TED video Stephen Trzeciak, a critical care doctor at Cooper University Health Care in Camden, N.J. explains How 40 Seconds of Compassion Could Save a Life. He begins, “In healthcare we in the midst of a...

Steven Bonacorsi

Steven Bonacorsi is the Founder of the Lean Six Sigma Group, President of ISLSS, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Steven Bonacorsi, President at the International Standard for Lean Six Sigma (ISLSS)
- Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma Methodology.
- Expert in Kaizen event for rapid project execution.
- Certified PMP (Project Management Professional)
- Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters in Computer Information Systems (MS-CIS)
- Numerous IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of Professional Business Consulting experience at the C-Level.
Executive Master Black Belt leading $ billion business transformation projects globally in multiple Industries. I am a leader who delivers results.