Episodes

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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June 30, 2021

Episode 047 : L. David Marquet -Using Intent-Based Leadership to Deve…

One of the benefits of producing this podcast is to meet people who have had a transformational influence on my career, one of th…

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June 23, 2021

Episode 046 : Elisabeth Swan - Continuous Improvement and Using Impro…

Today’s guest is Elisabeth Swan. Elisabeth is a co-founder of the Just-in-Time Cafe, with a mission to cultivate a hub where prob…

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June 16, 2021

Episode 045: Katie Anderson - Learning to LEAD, Leading to LEARN

Today’s guest is Katie Anderson is an internationally recognized leadership coach, consultant, speaker, and author of the bestsel…

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June 9, 2021

Episode 044 - Jamie V. Parker - Lean Leadership for Operations Manage…

Today’s guest is Jamie V. Parker. Jamie is the founder of Process + Results, which provides people leadership development for Lea…

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June 2, 2021

Episode 043: Billy Taylor: Lean Leadership and Engagement vs Entitlem…

Today’s guest is Billy Taylor.  Billy is a retired executive from Goodyear and is now the CEO of his own firm LinkedXL. Since joi…

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