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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Get Lean Blogs Bundled on Your iPhone

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 08-24-10

Want to check out some of the latest lean thinking from Mark Graban at, Jon Miller at Gemba Panta Rei, Kevin Meyer and Bill Waddell at Evolving Excellence , John Hunter at Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog , Matthew May at In Pursuit of Elegance , and Ron Pereira

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Keen to Be Lean in Healthcare

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-13-10

Are you waiting with bated breath for Washington to fix healthcare? Me either. Regardless of your opinion on the pending legislation, there is still a problem. The soaring costs and staggering problems in healthcare still require us to fix the process. And that can’t be done from Washington. CFO Magazine

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Some Christmas Blogger Fun

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-24-09

Mark Graban of LeanBlog was nice enough (the way an 8 year old boy is nice to his 6 year old brother) to put together this collection of lean bloggers in this Elf dance. Besides Mark and myself, you will also find Kevin Meyer of Evolving Excellence, Pete Abilla of

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Start a Lean Library and Start Learning

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 11-16-09

What’s the least expensive way to education people in your organization? Get them reading. There are now x,000 number of lean books available – I don’t actually know the number, but it’s a lot. At the Lean Learning Center, we buy everything we find for our book shelves as these

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Innovation and Rewarding Learning

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 10-23-09

Over on the Lean Blog Mark Graban wrote a post titled Innovation Is as Innovation Does? Besides channeling Forrest Gump, this makes a great point. Innovation is an outcome, but without a process we won’t get it. And that process includes culture, skill, systems, methods, and so on. Mark makes

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Blog Friday Follows

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-25-09

In following the tradition of Twitter’s Friday Follows, where people share who they are following, I thought I would bring the same spirit of sharing to blogging (and encourage other bloggers to do the same). I’ll start with my all-time favorite lean blog, Mark Graban’s I’ve known Mark since

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