with Brad Cairns
Our interview with the energetic face of The Center for Lean Learning and Best Damn Doors is a conversation every leader should listen to. Brad Cairns has traveled across the world and toured many shops implementing lean strategies. His unique outlook and experience is something we can all learn from as both manufacturers and, more importantly, as leaders.
Lean is a very hot topic right now with the rise of "2 Second Lean" by Paul Akers. Brad has developed many of his techniques from Paul's book and created his own 3 step method of Lean Leadership:
In Brad’s words, there is only one thing a lean leader needs to do to be successful: become an avid learner. Never stop learning and stay passionately curious about the world around you. Learn constantly and you will continue to get better and better as a person and as a leader.
We hope you enjoy this episode of the Push Thru Podcast!
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Best advice or quote
"We cannot solve problems with the same level of thinking we were at when we created them." - Albert Einstein
Personal habit/trait that makes you more successful
“I truly love my people .”
What does the future of our industry look like?
“If you're not doing it online - you're not doing it.”
1 resource, app, or anything that makes you better
“Voxer, What's App, and Trello.”
1 book that you consider to be your favorite
2 Second Lean by Paul Akers
The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni
The Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey
The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Brad Cairns is the energetic face behind The Center for Lean Learning and Best Damn Doors. His unique outlook and experience is something we can all learn from as both manufacturers and, more importantly, as leaders.
For more on The Center for Lean Learning: http://bit.ly/2EtvCeo
For more on Best Damn Doors: http://bit.ly/2EFqkvT
To get in contact with Brad Cairns: firstname.lastname@example.org
To get Voxer: http://bit.ly/2n0NOBs
To get Trello: http://bit.ly/2pJp1FJ
For 2 Second Lean by Paul Akers: http://bit.ly/2BFl7hV
For The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni: http://amzn.to/2CmvrvG
For The Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey: http://amzn.to/2o1boOO
For The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt: http://amzn.to/2EtJm9g
For great articles on the Cabinet Industry: http://bit.ly/2lg7UpA
To learn more about Ultimate Cabinet Components: http://bit.ly/2lwT5Qw
To get in contact with Jeff Finney: http://bit.ly/2BZbzTZ