The Paralyzing Power of Fear

The Paralyzing Power of Fear

One year ago. That’s when I took the leap – transitioning from the corporate world to starting my own Lean leadership training, coaching, and consulting practice. This last year was full of highs, lows, and lots of learning. People often say that you are most prepared...
Belief Drives Behavior in Leadership

Belief Drives Behavior in Leadership

As managers or Lean practitioners, we tend to be action-focused people. See a problem, fix a problem. And that bias for action is great as it drives continuous improvement and problem solving. So when someone starts talking about mindset – it may not be on the...
Why is Lean so hard?

Why is Lean so hard?

Okay – who’s hiding the Make Lean Easy Button? As managers practicing continuous improvement, we know how Lean processes can improve safety, quality, and profitability. We want to capitalize on this value in our organizations. We’ve worked with our teams to reduce...
Where Passion and Purpose Come Together

Where Passion and Purpose Come Together

Okay – here’s a not so secret thing about me – I LOVE Denver Broncos football! And with a stadium skyline like this one (yes, I took this photo!), how could you not? Some of the self-proclaimed “Colorado natives” look down on me because I didn’t care about the Broncos...