Joining me for Episode #261 is an old friend and trusted mentor, Jamie Flinchbaugh. Among other things, he's the co-author of the book The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean. He writes for a number of publications, has his own blog, and was previously a guest blogger here on LeanBlog.org. He's a speaker, investor (including in KaiNexus), and a great guy.
Jamie was previously a guest on episodes #5, #6, #10, #50 (where he interviewed me), and #64. We were long overdue for another one. This episode is intentionally more conversational than most, with no more of a plan than me asking Jamie, “What's new?”
He's also in final editing of a chapter for the book Practicing Lean, so I'm happy to be adding that to the book. Jamie is also going to be giving a keynote talk at our upcoming KaiNexus User Conference.
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For a link to this episode, refer people to www.leanblog.org/261.
Topics & links for this episode:
- What are you thinking about and working on these days?
- What's not working in the Lean community?
- What's going well in the Lean community?
- Lean is about behaviors, capabilities, not just tools
- What's a “Lean zealot?”
- A nook you're read recently NOT about Lean
- A movie or TV show people might be surprised that you love
- Lessons from soccer coaching?
- An unpopular or lesser known whiskey you enjoy?
- The eBook Practicing Lean (Jamie is finishing up a chapter for the book)
- The 2016 KaiNexus User Conference
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