My guest for Episode #372 is Karen Gaudet, author of the excellent book Steady Work, which was published by the Lean Enterprise Institute. In the interest of full disclosure, I am a former employee of LEI and they provide a review copy of the book. In today's episode, we discuss her experience with Lean at […]
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There are so many leadership capabilities that we could tie to effective problem solving, why should we focus on coaching? What makes coaching so important? I believe this comparison will make it clear (and here’s a hint: it’s all about your purpose). When I’m coaching a soccer game, many instances
Innovation is Inefficient Problem Solving (even Simon Sinek says so) – Jamie Flinchbaugh says the best problem solving involves learning, experimentation, failure, detours, and none of that is efficient.
What Lean CEOs Know That Typical CEOs Don't– Dan Markovitz surveyed nearly 100 CEOs from a wide variety of companies and multiple industries...
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What's the last thing you ever want to be in your food? Pathogens. These tiny bacteria, viruses and microorganisms can cause disease and infection for anyone who comes in contact with them. It's especially vital for manufacturers in the food and beverage industry to ensure food safety in their products, so their consumers don't get sick.
Nothing in life is perfect though; 100% prevention is nearly impossible. If and when food safety is compromised, a Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) can be used to help.
How can we use our creativity – and kindness – to help us move forward into a better future? The latest article that I’ve written for the Lean Post – this time in collaboration with my coaching partner and friend Karyn Ross – was published today. I wanted to share it, and some additional resources […]
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