GA 243 | How to Strive to Thrive with Michael Lombard

GA 243 | How to Strive to Thrive with Michael Lombard

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Michael Lombard. Michael and Ron discussed Michael’s career thus far, specifically his work in healthcare and his use of kata. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What Michael has been up to (4:22)
  • Michael’s healthcare journey (5:02)
  • His role as CEO (6:31)
  • What he would have done differently (12:08)
  • His current role (14:43)
  • About the “Strive to Thrive” approach (18:12)
  • How else they’re using the coaching kata (21:41)
  • Why kata is not a tool (25:05)
  • Setting good target conditions (29:55)
  • How often Michael checks in (32:49)
  • What’s next for Michael (38:10)

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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.