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New Year’s Resolutions – Hoshin Kanri Style: “How to Apply Strategy Deployment to Your Personal Goals”

Recently, I had the pleasure of presenting a webinar with KaiNexus on the topic of Hoshin Kanri strategy deployment and how to apply this concept toward achieving personal goals. In the  webinar (link here), you will learn: Grasp the basic concepts of the Hoshin Kanri strategy deployment process Contrast the Hoshin Kanri approach with other strategy… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – Hoshin Kanri Style: “How to Apply Strategy Deployment to Your Personal Goals”

“How to Embody the Spirit of Toyota” – Podcast Episode with Gemba Academy

I was recently a guest on Gemba Academy's podcast, where we talked about the 10 Attitudes that I learned from Toyota (link to blog post here). These attitudes have had a lasting impact on me long after leaving Toyota, and I am honored to be able to share what they mean to me. Link to… Continue reading “How to Embody the Spirit of Toyota” – Podcast Episode with Gemba Academy

Lean Blog Guest Post – “How 200 Jobs Were Saved by Engaging Employees in Continuous Improvement”

Have you ever wondered, "This employee engagement / continuous improvement stuff sounds great, but does it really work?" In my experience, the answer is a resounding "Yes." This is a story about how the right process indeed leads to the right results, and represents one of the most meaningful projects I have experienced in my… Continue reading Lean Blog Guest Post – “How 200 Jobs Were Saved by Engaging Employees in Continuous Improvement”