Observations from the Lean Product Development Exchange

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 10-03-16

Last week I did a keynote for the Lean Product Development Exchange, and wanted to talk this opportunity to share some observations and learnings… • The official name is the Lean Product and Process Development Exchange. It really doesn’t seem to be about process development at all. Yes, people take

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How to Engage with the Lean Community [Lessons from the Road]

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-07-15

From the conferences I’ve attended to the unsolicited emails I receive, I’ve been continually impressed by the quality of engagement throughout the lean community. There is plenty of interest in learning, sharing, and collaborating. I wrote my regular IndustryWeek column on how to engage with the lean community, as there

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4 Lean Bloggers at the CONNSTEP Conference

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 11-15-10

Last Thursday I was delivering a keynote titled Changing Behaviors Through Daily Actions for CONNSTEP’s annual conference in Hartford, CT. It was a nice opportunity for 4 lean bloggers to meet and chat, and of course present. Here are the 4 of us. Yup, I’m feeling a bit short. From

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Join me at these upcoming talks

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 10-22-10

I don’t spend a lot of time speaking at events as most of my time in coaching in the field. However, I have two opportunities remaining this year that I’m excited to share with you. On November 11th in Hartford, Connecticut, I will be keynoting for the CONNSTEP Manufacturing and

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We’re always thinking about value

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 04-19-10

“Sponsor our program and reach 100s of prospective clients” – I hear it all the time. We get calls and emails and mailers to sponsor conferences, programs, special reports, and so on. But we always think in terms of value. I can’t understand what value sponsoring the continental breakfast really

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Get the Most from Your Conference Experience

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-15-10

Are you heading to a conference soon? We’re coming up on conference season for many organizations. I observe most people not getting their full value out of the process. I will share why at the end of this post. I have my own schedule. In April alone, I will be

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