GA 211 | How to Navigate a Kaizen Journey with Jeff Kaas

GA 211 | How to Navigate a Kaizen Journey with Jeff Kaas

By Steven Bonacorsi

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GA 211 | How to Navigate a Kaizen Journey with Jeff Kaas

This week’s guest is Jeff Kaas, President of Kaas Tailored and Lead Consultant at Truth Bit Pull Consulting. Jeff described how he discovered kaizen, how it changed his company, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Jeff’s background (1:59)
  • About Jeff’s company (5:38)
  • Why a business like his is rare (6:54)
  • Using “kaizen” over “lean” (7:37)
  • What they did (9:19)
  • The tipping point (12:20)
  • Speaking different languages (18:09)
  • About the tours (20:10)
  • About Truth Bit Pull (22:30)
  • The area of continuous improvement Jeff struggles with (28:55)
  • The best advice Jeff has ever received (31:17)
  • What Jeff is most proud of (32:42)
  • Battling the temptation of vanity (33:52)

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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.