GA 270 | The Simplicity of Lean with Philip Holt

GA 270 | The Simplicity of Lean with Philip Holt

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Philip Holt. Philip discussed the books he’s written, the concept of “mosquito leadership,” and more. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Philip (2:17)
  • Philip’s background (3:31)
  • Philip’s favorite Jon Miller story (6:18)
  • What Philip is up to (7:28)
  • About Leading with Lean (8:55)
  • The four different leadership styles (10:30)
  • The problem he was trying to solve by writing it (16:02)
  • About Simplicity of Lean (18:07)
  • The elements of changing culture (20:17)
  • How you know whether you’re “winning” or “losing” (23:36)
  • Measuring engagement (26:35)
  • The main takeaways from the book (28:25)

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What Do You Think?

What are your thoughts on “mosquito leadership”?

By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: June 6, 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.