Episodes

Jan. 26, 2022

Episode 071: John Dyer - The Façade of Excellence: Defining a New Nor…

Today’s guest is John Dyer John is President of his firm John Dyer and Associates located in Mooresville, North Carolina.  John s…

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Jan. 19, 2022

Episode 070: Nick Katko - The Role of Lean Accounting in Continuous I…

Today’s guest is Nick Katko. Nick is the President and owner of BMA. For over 30 years, Nick has leveraged his lean accounting ex…

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Jan. 5, 2022

Episode 069: Peter Docker - Leading From The Jumpseat

Happy New Year.  I hope your 2022 is filled with all of the personal and professional success that you endeavor to achieve.  I’m …

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Dec. 15, 2021

Episode 068: Crystal Davis - Building in Learning and Sustainability …

Today’s guest is Crystal Davis.   Crystal has over 20 years of proven Lean experience in the automotive, beverage, and supply cha…

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Dec. 8, 2021

Episode 067: Skip Steward - Connecting the Dots: Lean Executive on Im…

Today’s guest is Skip Steward. Skip Steward earned an MBA and is experienced in diverse industries including automotive, machinin…

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Nov. 24, 2021

Episode 066: Deondra Wardelle - Being Authentic: Alignment, Communica…

Today’s guest is Deondra Wardelle.   A visionary leader, entrepreneur, coach, and speaker, Deondra R. Wardelle specializes in emp…

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Nov. 17, 2021

Episode 065: Hugh Alley - Operational Excellence and Advice for Becom…

Today’s guest is Hugh Alley,   Hugh has a breadth of experience in helping organizations make measurable improvements in producti…

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Nov. 3, 2021

Episode 064: Karyn Ross - The Kind Leader: Eliminate Fear, Create Tru…

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 devas…

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Oct. 27, 2021

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

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 …

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Oct. 20, 2021

Episode 062: Jamie Flinchbaugh - People Solve Problems

Today we are going to do something different.   Today’s guest is Jamie Flinchbaugh.  Jamie was the second guest on The Lean Leade…

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Oct. 13, 2021

Episode 061: Allison Greco - Being Flexible to the Unexpected Can Be …

Today’s guest is Allison Greco   Allison is the Founder of Continuous Improvement International whose mission is to cultivate a p…

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Oct. 6, 2021

Episode 060: Patrick Adams - Leadership, Culture, and Avoiding the Co…

Today’s guest is Patrick Adams Patrick Adams is the author of the best-selling book “Avoiding the Continuous Appearance Trap.” He…

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Sept. 29, 2021

Episode 059: Art Byrne - Lessons From a Lean CEO: Leaders Lead Best o…

Today’s guest is Art Byrne   You can’t study Lean and Continuous Improvement for long without coming across the name Art Byrne. A…

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Sept. 22, 2021

Episode 058 : Bob Rush - If You're Not Learning in Lean, You're Not D…

Today’s guest is Bob Rush Bob Rush has more than 40 years of manufacturing experience in the High Technology segment, working wit…

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Sept. 15, 2021

Episode 057 : Julie Simmons - The Importance of Being a Kata Learner …

Today’s guest is Julie Simmons, I’m really excited about our guest today.  I was lucky enough to interview both and and they ta…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Episode 056: Matt Whiat - The Human Element & Building Cultures to De…

In every episode, I ask our guest to share with us a favorite quote or mantra from a leader and why they chose that quote.  In s…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Episode 055 : Paul Critchley - With Lean If You Don't Quit, You Don't…

Today’s guest is Paul Critchley, Paul Critchley is a recognized thought leader on employee engagement and continuous improvement …

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Aug. 25, 2021

Episode 054 : Gemma Jones - Using Toyota Kata to Impact Improvement i…

Today’s guest is Gemma Jones. Gemma started her career studying Mechanical Engineering. She quickly discovered the world of Conti…

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Aug. 18, 2021

Episode 053 : Tracy Defoe - Learning Together with Toyota Kata

Today’s guest is Tracy Defoe, Tracy Defoe is an adult education consultant specializing in workplace learning. Her work history i…

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Aug. 11, 2021

Episode 052 : Rick Bohan - The Importance of Conversation in Lean

Today’s guest is Rick Bohan, Rick is the Owner and Director of Chagrin River Consulting in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  Rick’s route in …

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Aug. 4, 2021

Episode 051: Adam Lawrence - Continuous Improvement and The Wheel of …

Today’s guest is Adam Lawrence. Adam is the Managing Partner of Process Improvement Partners, LLC. He has 30+ years of experience…

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July 21, 2021

Episode 050 : Kara Cuzzetto - Anything Is Possible When You Trust The…

Today’s guest is Kara Cuzzetto,   Kara is a Pacific Northwest Native, has been married for 30 years, is blessed with three beauti…

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July 14, 2021

Episode 049: Paul Dunlop - The Answers to Your Problems Are Already H…

Today’s guest is Paul Dunlop, Paul brings with him over 20 years of management and manufacturing experience across a broad range …

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July 7, 2021

Episode 048: David Veech - Problem Solving as a Strategic Advantage

Today’s guest is David Veech, David has an extensive professional background in leadership, operational excellence, lean systems,…

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