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Lean Startup Conference 2014 Review

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I was fortunate to attend this year’s Lean Startup Conference 2014. In this review, I want to discuss my expectations, my experience, and some general thoughts around what I learned, what I had hoped to learn, and what the broader Lean community can learn from the Leanstartup Movement. My Background I have a weird background. […]

Lean Healthcare: How to Engage Employees in Lean at the Nebraska Methodist Health System

cory strong, lean healthcare practitioner

How to Engage Employees in Lean is a question that is asked by many lean leaders and lean practitioners. At Nebraska Methodist Health System, that is something they are actually doing. In this interview with Cory Strong, a Lean Leader at Nebraska Methodist, we learn the following: How Cory started his journey in Lean by learning […]

Interview with Kaizen Institute CEO Jon Miller

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I’m very excited and  pleased to present this interview with a person I admire greatly – Jon Miller. As you’ll see in this interview, Jon takes a very balanced and thoughtful approach to Continuous Improvement. His approach, indeed, is one I’ve tried to incorporate into my own life. Being present; thoughtful; aware – attributes that often […]

Salesforce App Exchange, Lean, Wear Initiative: Interview with Daniel Debow

salesforce app exchange interview with daniel debow on lean

In today’s podcast we are speaking with Daniel Debow, Senior Vice President of Emerging Technologies at He’s responsible for Salesforce Wear, the wearables initiative, which I imagine will become part of the Salesforce App Exchange at some point. We’re excited to be speaking with Daniel, as he’ll show us how he’s applied the Lean […]