People Solve Problems Podcast

Innovating the Future: Cheryl Stokes on Inclusive Leadership at CNEXT

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 04-11-24

  Cheryl Stokes, the CEO of CNEXT, joined Jamie Flinchbaugh on his podcast “People Solve Problems” to share her insights into corporate education, leadership development, culture change, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. With a rich background that spans over two decades, Cheryl has significantly contributed to these fields through her

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Inclusive Problem-Solving and Culture Transformation: Insights from Rebecca Snelling of RS Consulting

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-28-24

In this episode of the People Solve Problems podcast, Jamie Flinchbaugh welcomes Rebecca Snelling, the owner of RS Consulting. The conversation focuses on the themes of collaboration, problem-solving, leadership, and the importance of a culture that supports these endeavors within the design and construction industry. Rebecca brings a wealth of

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Teams Solving Problems: Sarah Tilkens’ Strategies from GE and The KPI Lab

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-14-24

  In a recent episode of the People Solve Problems podcast, Jamie Flinchbaugh sits down with Sarah Tilkens, Senior Manager of OpEx for GE Healthcare as well as the CEO & Founder of The KPI Lab, to discuss the art and science of problem-solving within organizations. Sarah shares her journey

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Unlocking Creativity in Problem-Solving with Durward Sobek of Montana State University-Bozeman

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-29-24

  In this People Solve Problems podcast episode, Jamie Flinchbaugh engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Durward Sobek, Vice Provost at Montana State University-Bozeman. They go into the challenges and nuances of solving ill-defined and open-ended problems, particularly in the realm of product development. Durward brings his extensive experience to

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Joshua Ehrig on Mastering Problem-Solving in Entrepreneurship – Lehigh University Insights

by Susan Winter on 02-15-24

In the latest episode of the “People Solve Problems” podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh welcomes Joshua Ehrig, Professor of Practice at Lehigh University. Joshua shares insightful perspectives on problem-solving within the realms of entrepreneurship, business model innovation, and corporate innovation. Joshua begins by highlighting the critical importance of identifying the root

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Navigating Change with Andrea Jones: Agile Project Management at AJC

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-01-24

  In this episode of the People Solve Problems podcast,  host Jamie Flinchbaugh engages in a deep and insightful conversation with Andrea Jones, the founder of AJC. Andrea shares her extensive knowledge and experiences in project management and change implementation, particularly in mid-market companies. She introduces her unique framework, Executeagility,

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Strategic Problem-Solving in Government: A Conversation with Frank Nestore of Mathtech

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-18-24

In this episode of People Solve Problems, host Jamie Flinchbaugh invites a thought-provoking guest, Frank Nestore, Vice President at Mathtech’s public sector consulting practice. The episode delves into the intricate world of problem-solving within governmental agencies, a realm where Frank has extensive experience and deep insights. Frank begins by outlining

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Steve Spear on Collaborative Problem-Solving at See to Solve LLC

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-04-24

In the latest episode of People Solve Problems, Jamie Flinchbaugh has an engaging discussion with Steve Spear, the Founder of See to Solve LLC and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Steve, renowned for his expertise in operational excellence and leadership, delves into the intricacies of problem-solving and

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Leading Change in Manufacturing: Mel Zehnpfennig of Dynamic Improvement Group

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-21-23

In this episode of “People Solve Problems,” Jamie Flinchbaugh engages in an enlightening conversation with Mel Zehnpfennig, Managing Partner at Dynamic Improvement Group. With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades in lean manufacturing, Mel shares his approach to tackling complex problems in various industries, from automotive to more

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John McCullough: Pragmatic Problem-Solving at Sharp Services

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-07-23

In the People Solve Problems podcast, hosted by Jamie Flinchbaugh, John McCullough, Director of Continuous Improvement at Sharp Services, shares his expertise and experiences in problem-solving within the pharmaceutical industry. John, a global continuous improvement leader, strategic thought partner, and change agent, also extends his lean journey expertise to various

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