Mark Graban

Lean Whiskey Episode #14

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-13-20

Coronavirus, Supply Chains, and JIT In Episode 14 of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh finish off another weekend by catching up, drinking whiskey, and talking shop. In whiskey, we explore the idea of adding water to your whiskey. Rather than take the tradition as fact, the lean thinker

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Lean Whiskey Episode #13

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-14-20

In Episode 13 of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh reconnect in their first joint episode this year, after a couple of weeks of guest hosts. Our last episode together was filled with Grinches, gremlins, and glitches, so it was nice to both be in a proper recording location

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Lean Whiskey Episode #10

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-20-19

In Episode 10 of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh do their best to work through technology issues, as the Grinch clearly didn’t want us to record. We apologize if this affected the final product, but the show must go on. The two whiskey enthusiasts select some whiskey they

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Lean Whiskey Episode #9

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 11-07-19

In Episode 9 of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh link up on Halloween night to share a drink and ideas about lean. We discuss air travel, which we both experience in volume, and taste affordable whiskeys under $35.  We both agree handing out whiskey for Halloween would be

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Lean Whiskey Episode #7

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-13-19

In Episode 7 of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh share whiskey samples from each other’s collection and talk about some recent projects. They explore whether you should bring lean home, and apply it with (or to???) your spouse or family. Is lean about efficiency when it comes to

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Lean Whiskey Episode #2

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-23-19

In Episode 2 of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh, longtime friends, lean thinkers, and whiskey enthusiasts, join forces to enjoy a casual conversation — mostly about lean and a little bit about whiskey. We start by thanking the listeners of Episode 1 who shared their response to hearing

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Practicing Lean Podcast Now Available

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-01-19

A couple of years ago, my friend Mark Graban asked me to contribute a chapter for his book Practicing Lean: Learning How to Learn How to Get Better… Better. The book, audiobook, and ebook have been popular and recently Mark decided to create a podcast from the book content. It’s

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Our Lean Whiskey Debut Episode #1

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 04-25-19

In the very first episode of Lean Whiskey, Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh, longtime friends, lean thinkers, and whiskey enthusiasts, join forces to enjoy a casual conversation — mostly about lean and a little bit about whiskey. In Episode 1, which we labeled as a “wet run” instead of a

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Interview with Mark Graban, Host of Lean Blog Podcast

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-04-18

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with my friend and host of the Lean Blog Podcast, Mark Graban, but this time instead of sitting in the chair of the interviewee I was, instead, the one asking the questions about Mark’s new book “Measures of Success: React Less, Lead

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My contribution for Practicing Lean

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-06-16

Mark Graban has been editing a book titled Practicing Lean: Learning How to Learn to Get Better…Better. I recently wrote a chapter which I have included below for everyone’s reading, but I recommended you pick up the book. The proceeds benefit the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation. Here is

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