Lean Leadership For Ops Managers
And since our actions are more closely integrated with our feelings and emotions, the results may manifest negative behaviors such as argumentative, critical, ignoring ideas or information of others, and refusal to agree on a particular idea or information.
How would you define innovation? What enables a culture of innovation? How do lean and innovation fit together (or not)? Erlin Kakkanad and Bella Englebach share their insights about innovation and frugality, the intersection of Lean and innovation, and examples of real case studies.
It’s one thing to become aware of thoughts that aren’t serving you. But how do you actually change them? How do you choose thoughts that will yield better results? And what’s the relevance in Lean Leadership? While this is relevant for everyone… it’s particularly on point for the CI practitioners, Lean Coaches, Problem Solving Mentors, and Kata Coaches, this one’s for you.
So often leaders want to learn how to “fix other people.” To get them to do the work, to get on board, to be better. But true leadership starts with our own self-awareness and self-management. Join me as I dig into coaching techniques for self leadership. Because whether you like it or not, it’s hard to manage yourself when you don’t really know your inner workings.
As I sat at the restaurant alone, fuming, I worked up an elaborate story in my mind of why he was late. The truth is that we all create stories in our heads. These stories then fuel our words and actions, including in the workplace. And when we’re talking about changing the way people think and work, that could lead to workplace drama.
Have you ever been in a meeting and thought that everyone was on the same page for action steps, but you go into the next week’s meeting and the tasks still aren’t done. Susan Reinhardt joins us today to discuss how the concepts of Reliable Promising or Conversation for Action that she uses in Lean Construction may help you.
Dimensions of Coaching and the Lean Coaching Summit with Jim Huntzinger of Lean Frontiers | Bonus Episode May 2021
Coaching is such a critical skill and behavior for leaders, so I’m thrilled to join the lineup for Lean Frontier’s Virtual 2021 Lean Coaching Summit.
But coaching isn’t one dimensional. In fact, Jim Huntzinger, Founder and President of Lean Frontiers, shares different perspectives, angles and applications of Lean coaching and how conversations with John Shook about these different dimensions led to the birth of the Lean Coaching Summit.
How does fact-finding and problem-solving work when folks on your team are stressed or frustrated or angry? When you and a team member see the same situation from different perspectives? When you’re having performance problems that are turning into conflicts between people?
What does budgeting have to do with Lean? Learn how the best budgeting tool completely changed my life, and how the lessons learned can help you think about how your Lean systems, tools, and routines are (or aren’t) changing your organization.
How do you choose a leader standard work template or tool based on your specific needs? Robert Olinger and Steve Kane share the challenges they were facing and how they selected the leader standard work tool to meet and address those challenges.
If you wish the team could focus on proactive, systematic problem solving, but instead your team keeps coming to you for all the answers . . .
If you want to use Respect for People and People-Centric Leadership, but feel more pressure to get the work out and hit your numbers . . .
If you’ve read books and attended workshops about Lean, but can’t quite achieve the team member engagement and sustained improvement you want . . .
This is the podcast for you. In each episode, former Fortune 100 Ops Executive and Lean Enthusiast Jamie V. Parker will teach you how to engage your team, develop a Lean culture, and still get your day job done.
You can have Respect for People AND Continuous Improvement AND High Performance. You don’t have to choose.