GA 219 | How to Adopt the Best Mindset for Lean with Kyle Kumpf

GA 219 | How to Adopt the Best Mindset for Lean with Kyle Kumpf

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Kyle Kumpf. Kyle walked us through his lean journey thus far, explaining why it’s important to be critical on processes and not people. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Kyle’s background (3:08)
  • How Kyle would define continuous improvement (5:22)
  • About the mindset (6:26)
  • Kyle’s introduction to lean (9:02)
  • Balancing the waste of inventory in packaging (11:44)
  • How the process knowledge applies to banking (14:20)
  • The difference in resistance (15:29)
  • The obstacles Kyle has experienced (17:15)
  • Kyle’s journey thus far (22:35)
  • An area of lean Kyle struggles with (25:44)
  • What Kyle would do differently (27:20)
  • How Kyle practices lean in his personal life (28:57)

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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.