A3 Problem-Solving, Toyota, Webinars

“How to Use A3 Thinking in Everyday Life” – Webinar with KaiNexus

I had the pleasure of presenting a webinar on A3 thinking for KaiNexus, a continuous improvement software company. I had a great time, and especially enjoyed engaging with the audience during the Q&A session at the end. In this webinar, we cover: The What and Why of A3 Thinking How A3 thinking compares to other… Continue reading “How to Use A3 Thinking in Everyday Life” – Webinar with KaiNexus

Podcast Interviews, Respect for People, Toyota

“Why I Needed to Leave Toyota” – An Interview with Gemba Academy

  At the 2018 AME Conference in Boston, I finally met Ron Pereira of Gemba Academy at Tuesday evening's cocktail hour. I had done an interview with Ron almost a year prior, and was excited to meet him in person. We chatted for a bit, then he asked me if I wanted to do a… Continue reading “Why I Needed to Leave Toyota” – An Interview with Gemba Academy

Leadership, Respect for People, Toyota

Why I Needed To Leave Toyota

Leaving Toyota was one of the most difficult and painful decisions I have ever made. Working there was a tremendous experience. I fit naturally into Toyota's deep-seated culture of continuous improvement, and found my values to be in totalĀ  alignment with the companies. The phrase, "Toyota builds people, not cars" was completely true. I was… Continue reading Why I Needed To Leave Toyota