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People Solve Problems Episode 8 with Special Guest Andy Bailey

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 10-12-23

    On this episode of the People Solve Problems Podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh engages in an insightful conversation with guest Andy Bailey, Founder of Petra Coach, Aligntoday.com, and Boundless.me. Together, they navigate the intricacies of business, weaving in their combined expertise and personal experiences. At the outset, Andy reflects

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People Solve Problems Episode 7 with Special Guest Lorenzo Gutierrez

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-28-23

With a focus on actionable insights, host Jamie Flinchbaugh dialogues with Lorenzo Gutierrez, Director of Enterprise Excellence at Sandia National Laboratories. They offer valuable insights into leadership, intuition, and coaching. With over 20 years of leadership experience in diverse fields including semiconductor manufacturing and national security, Lorenzo is well-qualified to

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People Solve Problems Episode 6 with Special Guest Ron Pereira

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-14-23

In a recent podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh sat down with guest Ron Pereira to explore various facets of leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving. The conversation kicked off with the two discussing the communication challenges faced by remote teams that include both introverted and extroverted members. Ron emphasized the role of digital

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People Solve Problems Episode 5 with Special Guest Elisabeth Swan

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 08-31-23

In this episode of the People Solve Problems podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh interviews Elisabeth Swan, co-founder of the Just-in-Time Café and a seasoned expert in continuous improvement with over 30 years of experience in the industry. As a consultant, coach, instructor, and podcast host, Elisabeth brings a wealth of knowledge

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Lean Whiskey Episode 41

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 08-25-23

Episode 41: “Should lean be forced?”  In Episode 41, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh try a couple of experiments, in the spirit of continuous improvement. You’ll first notice that we moved the whiskey talk to the end. The hypothesis here is that some people don’t want to hear the whiskey

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People Solve Problems Episode 4 with Special Guest Justin Max

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 08-17-23

In a recent podcast episode, host Jamie Flinchbaugh sits down with Justin Max, founder of Spark DSG. Spark DSG is a standout digital design and development agency, and under Justin’s leadership, the team employs their unique IDEAS process to address and solve complex business challenges with clear results. During the

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People Solve Problems Episode 3 with Special Guest Jim Huntzinger

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 08-03-23

In a thought-provoking episode of the People Solve Problems Podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh has an engaging conversation with Jim Huntzinger, Founder and President of Lean Frontiers. Jim’s background is in manufacturing, engineering, and the lean enterprise. Jim’s understanding and experience provide listeners with a wealth of knowledge applicable to a

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People Solve Problems Episode 2 with Special Guest Mark Graban

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 07-20-23

        In an engaging episode of the podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh welcomes distinguished guest, Mark Graban. The conversation provides invaluable insights into management, problem-solving, and risk mitigation methodologies, drawing from Mark’s wealth of experience and expertise. Mark begins the discussion by emphasizing the importance of failure modes

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Lean Whiskey Episode 40

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 07-14-23

Episode 40: “New Riff, a new book, and exploring lessons from examples of pivots”  In Episode 40, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh get back together after their in-person visit where they enjoyed the origins of this podcast: talking about lean stuff while enjoying some whiskey. We get to celebrate the

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People Solve Problems Episode 1 with Special Guest Andy Carlino

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 07-06-23

In this episode, guest Andy Carlino and host Jamie Flinchbaugh delve into an intricate discussion on the complexities of problem-solving within organizations and the crucial role of precise language in defining problems and solutions. They emphasize the importance of a clear problem statement, underlining that without one, efforts to solve

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