GA 283 | Leveraging the Spirit of Learning with Ryan McCall

GA 283 | Leveraging the Spirit of Learning with Ryan McCall

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Ryan McCall. Ryan shared some of what he’s learned so far on his lean journey and got Ron to weigh in on some of the interpersonal issues that can arise when experimenting with new lean approaches. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Ryan (3:17)
  • Ryan’s background and his introduction to lean (3:54)
  • What Ryan is currently working on (6:18)
  • Ryan’s book recommendations (9:16)
  • His favorite part of the journey so far (11:29)
  • The obstacles Ryan has faced (12:26)
  • Balancing discipline, listening, and service (13:34)
  • Leveraging the spirit of learning and experimentation (18:20)
  • How to approach employees about new techniques (23:14)

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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.