Freeing Up Leadership Capacity to Lead Lean | Episode 4

Don’t do what many companies do and underestimate the time required for leaders—at all levels—to lead lean. If you try to lead others in continuous improvement before first budgeting and protecting leaders’ time to support the effort, you are destined to fail. Management attention must be focused and effective. So if something is killing your …

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Keeping Lean Wastes Away at the Lean Donut Shop | Episode 2

There’s little value in eliminating waste if it keeps coming back! That’s why your lean education must include an understanding of the role of standardization. Without embracing standardization, you will never master kaizen disciplines of continuous improvement because every step forward will eventually fall back to the status quo and entropy. So follow along in …

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