Shmoozing About Lean Leadership with Beau Keyte

Last week, Beau Keyte sent me a copy of Chapter 10 of his book The Complete Lean Enterprise, entitled Leading in the Future State, and we have been exchanging thoughts about it by email since. Many of my words below are already in my account of the Central Coast Lean Summit, where this conversation started; what is new here is the back-and-forth.

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The Central Coast Lean Summit — 2016 | CalPoly — San Luis Obispo | 2/19/2016

Central Coast Lean Summit Venue

Central Coast Lean Summit Venue

Last Friday, together with 140 other participants, I attended the Central Coast Lean Summit at CalPoly in San Luis Obispo, CA. where the keynote address by Sam MacPherson was about Lean leadership. It was a recurring theme in other presentations as well, particularly from Steven Kane, and in Beau Keyte‘s Lean Coaching Café. Ken Snyder described the evolution of the Shingo Prize since inception. There were also several case presentations, from healthcare, government, and academia.

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The Apparent Contradictions of Lean | Lonnie Wilson | IndustryWeek

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“Concepts of lean are both counterintuitive and counter-cultural. If you want to be a lean leader, you must go back to the basics and make sure you have a clear understanding of lean. Only then are you able to teach others.”
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Spotlight | Business Leaners

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This month in the Spotlight we have Michel Baudin.

Michel Baudin‘s insight:

Troy Taylor, from Western Australia, had some questions. Here are the answers.

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