GA 263 | Using Lean to Make Life-Changing Decisions with Tyson Ortiz

GA 263 | Using Lean to Make Life-Changing Decisions with Tyson Ortiz

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Tyson Ortiz. Tyson’s son was born with a congenital heart condition, and Tyson graciously shared how he used kata and scientific thinking as he and his wife navigated their son’s diagnosis. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • A quote about the trajectory of lean that inspires Tyson (2:49)
  • Tyson’s background (4:01)
  • What Tyson is up to these days (9:18)
  • His son’s diagnosis (9:50)
  • Their decision to take charge of the situation (14:26)
  • The plan once they brought the baby home (18:41)
  • How they managed these experiments (22:34)
  • Their home monitoring system (25:45)
  • How they dealt with their son’s complications (27:19)
  • The highlight of Tyson’s kata application (39:37)
  • How he’s doing today (46:01)
  • Tyson’s final words of wisdom (49:12)

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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.