Lean Leadership Podcast

A weekly thirty-minute podcast featuring compelling stories from leaders and authors in the Lean, Six Sigma, & Continuous Improvement field like Mark Graban, Jamie Flinchbaugh, Karen Martin, & Andy Carlino. Learn What do they consider their biggest setback or challenge in their lean journey? (Hint: They are just like you, and they got through what is holding you back.) What do they consider their a-ha or success moment in their career? What tools and resources do they use to achieve success? What advice do they give to the individual just starting out on their Lean journey?
What advice do they give the experienced professional to help them achieve next-level success?

Recent Episodes

Episode 066: Deondra Wardelle - Being Authentic: Alignment, Communication, Great Questions, and Humility

Nov. 24, 2021

Today’s guest is Deondra Wardelle.   A visionary leader, entrepreneur, coach, and speaker, Deondra R. Wardelle specializes in empowering individuals and corporate groups through strategic visioning to achieve goals and susta…

Supervisor Mining

Episode 065: Hugh Alley - Operational Excellence and Advice for Becoming the Supervisor

Nov. 17, 2021

Today’s guest is Hugh Alley,   Hugh has a breadth of experience in helping organizations make measurable improvements in productivity, quality, and delivery, all of which improve profitability. He also helps people become be…

Guest: Hugh Alley
Leadership Kindness

Episode 064: Karyn Ross - The Kind Leader: Eliminate Fear, Create Trust & Lead With Kindness

Nov. 3, 2021

Today’s guest is one of the kindest people I know and her name is Karyn Ross Over the past years, our guest has noticed the devastating effects that failures of leadership and failures of kindness have resulted in all over t…

Guest: Karyn Ross

Episode 063: Jeff Kaas - The Power of Principle Based Thinking With Humility

Oct. 27, 2021

Today’s guest is Jeff Kaas I’ve had several guests of the podcast encourage me that I needed to speak to our guest today. When I reached out to Jeff about being on the podcast, he emailed me back and said, “Let’s chat first,…

Guest: Jeff Kaas
Problem Solving

Episode 062: Jamie Flinchbaugh - People Solve Problems

Oct. 20, 2021

Today we are going to do something different.   Today’s guest is Jamie Flinchbaugh.  Jamie was the second guest on The Lean Leadership Podcast. You probably know Jamie from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean or some of the other…

Episode 061: Allison Greco - Being Flexible to the Unexpected Can Be Great Opportunities with Lean

Oct. 13, 2021

Today’s guest is Allison Greco   Allison is the Founder of Continuous Improvement International whose mission is to cultivate a passion for continuous improvement and drive the adoption of continuous improvement culture as t…

Guest: Allison Greco