GA 232 | How to Embrace the Higher Calling of Lean with Kevin Hancock

GA 232 | How to Embrace the Higher Calling of Lean with Kevin Hancock

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week we’re sharing a moving keynote by CEO Kevin Hancock from the 2018 Lean Systems Summit. It’s impossible not to be inspired by Kevin’s refreshing take on lean and it’s true value. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Kevin’s favorite question (1:43)
  • The meaning and purpose of work (3:40)
  • About trees (5:18)
  • The gift Kevin’s disorder has given him (7:05)
  • Feeling engaged at work (11:50)
  • Why the customer comes second (15:07)
  • The importance of metrics (18:56)
  • A debunked myth (23:07)
  • The themes that separate culture (26:05)
  • The seven habits of leadership (27:16)
  • Putting the work back in its place (32:31)
  • What we should do with the increased capacity (33:07)

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What Do You Think?

How would you describe the true value of lean?

By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: September 13, 2018, 10:00 am

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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.