Tag: Catalysis

Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: November 3rd, 2023

Thanks as always to Ryan McCormack for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! Subscribe to get...

My Article for Catalysis: Healthcare Excellence Requires Problem-Solving and Psychological Safety

Thanks to my friends at Catalysis for publishing an article that's built around an excerpt from my book, The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating...

Michele Smith on Winning the People Side of Lean Transformation

Scroll down for how to subscribe, transcript, and more My guest for Episode #444 of the Lean Blog Interviews Podcast is Michele Smith. She is...

The Mistakes I Make in Producing “My Favorite Mistake”

I make a lot of mistakes. Maybe that's one reason why I started a podcast called "My Favorite Mistake." I do my best to learn...

My Blog Post for Catalysis on Going “Beyond Emojis” with Process...

Thanks to Sara Thompson and Catalysis Inc. for asking me to write a blog post for them. If we can go "Beyond Heroes" (a...

Some Highlights from the 2019 #Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit

Last week was the 10th annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit. I've had the opportunity to take part in all ten of them, going back...

Is Learning Something New Easier Than Unlearning What We Already Know?

Thanks to Catalysis for asking me to write a guest blog post... yesterday, they published this: Being Open to Learning and Using Process Behavior Charts...

Recorded Webinar: TWI and Kata: Skill Patterns to Develop a Culture...

Here is a recorded webinar... I played host (along with KaiNexus) for this webinar that was held Tuesday, August 14 at 1 pm ET.

Jeff Hunter’s New Book: “Patient-Centered Strategy”

Hi -- I'm still not blogging much these days, as I try to focus on finishing my book Measures of Success. You can still buy...

Applying Kaizen to My Various Websites

I do my best to practice what I preach. I'm not perfect, by any means, but I'm pretty good about practicing the "Kaizen" style of continuous improvement. In this post, I share three recent examples of my Kaizen efforts for LeanBlog.org, JapanLeanTrip.com, and LeanHospitalsBook.com.

Visualizing Metrics & Managing Improvement Properly: Webinar Registration Numbers

When managing a process and looking at results, the type of chart we use matters. The way we react to the chart matters too. In this blog post, I explore two different types of charts and explain why I like the "process behavior chart" format better.

Clearing the Lean Blog Backlog: Lemmings, Change, Lean, & Leadership

Cleaning out the backlog of stuff I wanted to blog about... Not Being Lean Lemmings; Why Best Practices Don't Yokoten; Nissan Leaders Lead the Way, After the Problems