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A lean Journey – Being coached by Toyota

Toyota created the Toyota Production System years ago during extreme times of need.  That hasn’t stopped Toyota from continuing to live by the Lean philosophy. They lead the lean development of it’s employees, suppliers and business partners on a daily basis.  Those that have been able and fortunate enough to see “Lean” through the eyes of Toyota and their amazing leaders, recognize the privilege that they have been afforded.  Jason Burt was one of the fortunate to dive deep into the understanding of the Toyota Production System while at Herman Miller, his former employer.  This podcast episode with fellow lean practitioner Mark Graban of the Lean Blog talks about the journey of learning.  


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About jasonburt

Jason Burt is the owner of Evolve Holdings LLC, which provides business-consulting services based on applying Lean principles across all areas and levels of an organization. He has had the opportunity to work with and be mentored directly by Toyota, the creators of Lean. Jason now helps other companies achieve lean cultures and also is actively involved in multiple start-up ventures as an owner and investor. Since venturing into the entrepreneurial world, Jason has had the opportunity to work with many fascinating companies and to help them achieve new potential in terms of business strategy and culture development.

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