Tim Pettry | Continuous Improvement Program Director, Cleveland Clinic

Tim Pettry | Continuous Improvement Program Director, Cleveland Clinic

Video Version About the Podcast My guest today is Tim Pettry, Program Director for Continuous Improvement at the Cleveland Clinic’s Akron General (CCAG) Hospital where he directs the implementation of a Culture of Improvement for over 5,500 caregivers, utilizing the Cleveland Clinic Improvement Model. One of the biggest “take-aways” of this conversation is the difference…

Sam Smolik; “The Power of Goal Zero”

Sam Smolik; “The Power of Goal Zero”

Video Version About the Podcast My guest today is Sam Smolik, SVP Americas Manufacturing (retired) for LyondellBasell and author of the book, “The Power of Goal Zero“. After his retirement, Sam decided to share the lessons learned during his journey and years of experience – the best practices and techniques for achieving Operational Excellence –…

William Bierce; “Smarter Business Exits”

William Bierce; “Smarter Business Exits”

Video Version About the Podcast In this episode of “State of Readiness”, I welcome William “Bill” Bierce, co-founder of Bierce & Kenerson PC and author of the book, “Smarter Business Exits“. I have known Bill for some time. He is a multi-faceted and worldly individual who is engaging in conversation on many topics. The topic of…

Michael F Schein; Author of “The Hype Handbook”

Michael F Schein; Author of “The Hype Handbook”

Video Version About the Podcast In this episode of “State of Readiness”, I welcome Michael F. Schein; the Head Hype Man at MicroFame Media. We met at a “non-conference” in Saratoga Springs in the summer of 2021 where Michael was speaking about “hype”. When Michael graduated from university (much to his parent’s chagrin) he announced…