GA 258 | Creating a Common Meaning with Billy Taylor

GA 258 | Creating a Common Meaning with Billy Taylor

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Billy Taylor. Billy is a Senior Operations Executive at Goodyear and is known worldwide for his work in operational excellence. Also famous for his storytelling abilities, Billy shared some truly powerful anecdotes with us. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • A quote that inspires Billy (1:56)
  • Billy’s background (3:07)
  • Some powerful anecdotes (5:01)
  • Why Billy handed out jerseys (11:43)
  • How the facility did after he left (14:09)
  • Working in a union environment (14:30)
  • Leadership as it relates to parenthood (20:52)
  • Billy’s thoughts on kata (23:58)
  • What Billy would tell his younger self (25:29)

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Original: https://blog.gembaacademy.com/2019/03/14/ga-258-creating-a-common-meaning-with-billy-taylor/
By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: March 14, 2019, 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.