Get a copy of Mr. Isao Yoshino’s Top Leadership Lessons

If you don’t have a copy already, you can click here to get a PDF of the top 10 Toyota leadership lessons that Mr. Yoshino shared me in 2015 & 2016. I’m working an a new addition with 10 more!

Japan gemba visit – innovation through kaizen

April 29, 2015 11

Two weeks ago I joined a Japan Lean study trip tour led by Makoto Investments and had the opportunity to visit three different Japanese manufacturing organizations. Mirai Industry The first company that I visited was Mirai Industry, […]

The real meaning of KAIZEN

April 7, 2015 6

Change, Good The other week I met Brad Schmidt, the President and Founder of Makoto Investments, a company that specializes in Lean consulting and Japan study trips. Brad grew up in Japan and has a […]

Are you listening?

April 3, 2015 2

How many times have you asked a question, and then realized a few words into the response, that you are listening to your own thoughts rather than what the other person is saying? How does […]