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Art Byrne, retired CEO of The Wiremold Company, on Lean Transformation

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 07-04-24

In the latest episode of the People Solve Problems podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh sits down with Art Byrne, the retired CEO of The Wiremold Company. Art’s profound influence on the lean community is well-known, having introduced lean principles to over 30 companies from his positions as CEO and author of

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Frank L. Douglas of Safe Haven Dialogues on Reframing Discrimination and Inclusion

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-20-24

In this episode of “People Solve Problems,” Jamie Flinchbaugh hosts Frank L. Douglas, CEO of Safe Haven Dialogues. Frank brings a wealth of experience as a former Executive Vice President and Board Member of Aventis, now Sanofi, and shares insights from his storied career in the pharmaceutical industry and beyond.

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Qorvo’s Lee Moore on Mastering Problem-Solving and Leadership

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-06-24

  In this episode of People Solve Problems, host Jamie Flinchbaugh welcomes Lee Moore, Director of Foundry and Fab Materials at Qorvo. With nearly 25 years at Qorvo, Lee is deeply committed to developing a culture of proactive problem solvers within the organization. His role not only involves negotiating capacities

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Do We Need a Unified Theory of Problem Solving?

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-24-24

Do we need a unified theory of problem solving? It sounds compelling, but that doesn’t mean it would be useful. Here’s my answer to that question.  

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W. Henry Yaeger of Banner Group LLC on Commitment and Risk

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-23-24

On this episode of the People Solve Problems podcast, host Jamie Flinchbaugh welcomed W. Henry Yaeger, the Managing Principal of Banner Group LLC. Henry brings over 30 years of experience as an executive at global and Fortune 500 companies, and as an entrepreneur. He has held significant roles at major

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Jamie Flinchbaugh Reflects: Lessons from a Problem-Solving Journey

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-09-24

        In this unique episode of the ‘People Solve Problems’ podcast, Jamie Flinchbaugh takes on the role of guest to offer listeners a special reflection on his podcast journey and the valuable lessons he’s gleaned along the way from the many special guests. He discusses the importance

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Jeff Grimshaw of MGStrategy: Cultivating Agile Cultures Through Risk

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 04-25-24

      In this episode of People Solve Problems, host Jamie Flinchbaugh welcomed Jeff Grimshaw, Principal at MGStrategy, for a thought-provoking conversation. Jeff Grimshaw, who has dedicated over 25 years to assisting leaders worldwide in aligning their organizations’ people, strategy, and culture for better business outcomes, shared his insights

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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

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First Principles for Problem Solving

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 04-04-24

When I wrote my first draft of People Solve Problems, I was very clear that the tools were not where the magic was but I still referred to my favorite tools and methods a bit too often. After a structural edit and some great feedback, I committed further to write

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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

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