4 posts from year 2018

continuous improvement

Donald Kuk – Continuous Improvement Leader Extraordinaire

Our guest in this episode of “State of Readiness” is Donald Kuk; continuous improvement expert extraordinaire.  He started his continuous improvement journey in the mid-1990's at General Electric when he was personally selected by Jack Welch to join Jack and a select group of others senior leaders at GE in the very class to be trained in Six Sigma – taught by the original Six Sigma Guru himself, the late Mikel Harry.  Since then, Donald has held senior leadership positions at JP Morgan ...

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Peter Evans – LEGO

In this episode, I interview Peter Evans, Continuous Improvement Director for Lego Group.  I have known Peter for a couple of years.  And we seem to keep running into one another at Operational Excellence conferences – which are the circumstances of our first meeting.  I have always found Peter to be an affable gentleman and have always appreciated his insights and the experiences he shared. I grew up with Legos.  Loved playing with them.  My sons loved playing with them.  It seems ...

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State of Readiness Podcast on iHeart Radio

Listen to episodes of the official State of Readiness podcast directly through iHeart Radio!  Listen to this superior podcast, devoted to sharing knowledge of how companies can become high-performance organizations, and hosted by the founder of the OpEx Society, Xonitek, Readiness Institute, Joseph Paris - also the author of the groundbreaking book, "State of Readiness". Click here to listen now!

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Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Leadership Coach

Welcome to this inaugural episode of “State of Readiness”, a podcast devoted to sharing knowledge of how companies can become high-performance organizations and hosted by Joseph Paris.  Our first guest is Brent Gleeson; a Navy SEAL combat veteran with multiple tours to Iraq and Africa.  Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Brent turned his discipline and battlefield lessons to the world of business and has become an accomplished entrepreneur, author, and acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from ...

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