GA 204 | How to Set the Stage for Your Lean Journey with Matt Kellett

GA 204 | How to Set the Stage for Your Lean Journey with Matt Kellett

By Steven Bonacorsi

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GA 204 | How to Set the Stage for Your Lean Journey with Matt Kellett

This week’s guest is continuous improvement leader Matt Kellett. Matt and Ron discussed what needs to be in place in order to successfully start and sustain a lean journey. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Matt’s background and what he’s up to these days (1:58)
  • The quote that inspires Matt (3:29)
  • Teaching others to help themselves (5:27)
  • The elements that need to be in place to start your journey (9:21)
  • The balance of “push” versus “pull” (16:28)
  • The next step (19:25)
  • What approach they use (21:19)
  • How they determine the scope (24:16)
  • Connecting with individual team members (27:24)
  • One of Matt’s failures (31:50)
  • How Matt manages his own lean journey (38:31)
  • An area of lean Matt struggles with (42:33)
  • Matt’s final words of wisdom (48:15)

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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.