100 episodes

Mark DeJong interviews Lean experts and business innovators from around the world focusing on how leaders can best apply Lean principles in their role and business. Topics include Lean Culture, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Healthcare, Lean Production, Lean Enterprise & Lean Startup. www.theleaneffectpodcast.com
Want to be a guest? have questions? please email: Mark@4ppartners.ca

The Lean Effect Mark DeJong

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Mark DeJong interviews Lean experts and business innovators from around the world focusing on how leaders can best apply Lean principles in their role and business. Topics include Lean Culture, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Healthcare, Lean Production, Lean Enterprise & Lean Startup. www.theleaneffectpodcast.com
Want to be a guest? have questions? please email: Mark@4ppartners.ca

    Matt White: (EP 116) What's the problem you're trying to solve?

    Matt White: (EP 116) What's the problem you're trying to solve?

    In this episode, Matt White discusses his journey from the start and the lessons he learned along the way. Matt spent several years implementing lean in the insurance and healthcare industries before joining the IT sector more recently. He spoke on the value of listening to others, asking why, and learning from them.
     
    Matt’s favorite book is “The Toyota Kata Practice Guide. by Mike Rother “, have you read it? Check out all our guests book top book recommendations here” and let us know your favorite.
     
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    Guest: Matt White
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-white-mw723/
    mwhite723@gmail.com

    Host: Mark Dejong:
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    Phone: 1-778-807-9691
     
     

    • 52 min
    Lauren Hisey: (EP 115) Being open to the ideas from people who do the work.

    Lauren Hisey: (EP 115) Being open to the ideas from people who do the work.

    In this episode, Lauren Hisey, Continuous Process Improvement   Consultant, Trainer, Coach, and Speaker who has spent over ten years implementing lean in a variety of sectors and business types discusses her experience and thoughts on lean. She described how she assists mid-sized business owners and leaders in identifying and resolving business problems. Lauren talked about her virtual gemba walk and how she manages virtual workplace.


    Lauren's favorite book is "Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn by Katie Anderson", have you read it? Check out all our guests book top book recommendations here" and let us know your favorite.
     
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    Guest: Lauren Hisey
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurenhisey/
    lauren@laurenhiseyconsulting.com

    Host: Mark Dejong:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-de-jong-investor-lean-advisor-0288695/
    Mark@4ppartners.ca
    https://www.4ppartners.ca
    Phone: 1-778-807-9691

    • 52 min
    John Ervin: (EP 114) Lean is not just about process; It's about people.

    John Ervin: (EP 114) Lean is not just about process; It's about people.

    In this episode, John Ervin, Over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience, including military medicine and the civilian sector, discusses how his leadership development began while serving in the United States military and how he became involved with lean. He talked about change management and how it leads to awareness, desire, and knowledge.
    John's favorite book is "Re-Creating the Corporation by Russell L. Ackoff", have you read it? Check out all our guests book top book recommendations here" and let us know your favorite.


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    Guest: John Ervin
    johnaervin3@gmail.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnaervin/

    Host: Mark Dejong:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-de-jong-investor-lean-advisor-0288695/
    Mark@4ppartners.ca
    https://www.4ppartners.ca
    Phone: 1-778-807-9691

    • 43 min
    Katie Anderson: (EP 113) Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn

    Katie Anderson: (EP 113) Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn

    In this episode, Katie Anderson, An internationally recognized leadership coach, consultant, author, and professional speaker best known for her focus on assisting individuals and organizations in leading with intention discusses her 20 years of experience supporting change and improvement in organizations across a variety of industries. She talked on the significance of asking questions and developing a habit of reflection, among other things.
     
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    Guest: Katie Anderson
    katie@kbjanderson.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kbjanderson/
     

    Host: Mark Dejong:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-de-jong-investor-lean-advisor-0288695/
    Mark@4ppartners.ca
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    Phone: 1-778-807-9691
     

    • 48 min
    Joe Swartz: (EP 112) Hydroponic Industry Improvement through experience.

    Joe Swartz: (EP 112) Hydroponic Industry Improvement through experience.

    In this episode, Joe Swartz, Vice President and Lead Horticulturist at AmHydro, co-host of the Polygreens podcast and one of the leading consultants when it comes to Controlled Environment Agricultural industries that include commercial greenhouse farms shares his journey in farming with proven track record of success. He highlighted rooftop farming's advantages and disadvantages, urban farming, greenhouses, and hydroponics.

    Joe's favorite book is "The Power of Focus by Jack Canfield", have you read it? Check out all our guests book top book recommendations here" and let us know your favorite.
     
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    Guest: Joe Swartz
    joe@amhydro.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-swartz-5549331a/




    Host: Mark Dejong:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-de-jong-investor-lean-advisor-0288695/
    Mark@4ppartners.ca
    https://www.4ppartners.ca
    Phone: 1-778-807-9691

    • 53 min
    David Munch: (EP 111) Traditional models of improvement won't get us there; we need LEAN.

    David Munch: (EP 111) Traditional models of improvement won't get us there; we need LEAN.

    In this episode, Dr. David Munch, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Healthcare Performance Partners (HPP), talks about how he got started as a lean consultant and his early experiences. He talked about and addressed the four steps of process improvement: discovery, design, deployment, and sustainment. He defines leadership and management and why they require special attention at all times.

    David's favorite book is "Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading Book by Marty Linsky and Ronald Heifetz", have you read it? Check out all our guests book top book recommendations here" and let us know your favorite.
     
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    Guest: David Munch
    munchd@gmail.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-munch-a42705a
     

    Host: Mark Dejong:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-de-jong-investor-lean-advisor-0288695/
    Mark@4ppartners.ca
    https://www.4ppartners.ca
    Phone: 1-778-807-9691
     

    • 50 min

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Mark does a great job getting amazing lean manufacturing expertise on his show and also facilitating rich and valuable dialog. If you work in manufacturing and have a passion around lean manufacturing then give The Lean Effect podcast a listen!!

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