Donate to the Community College of Aurora Unity Scholarship

Special Opportunity at the 2020 Summit! With just a small donation, you can make a huge difference in uplifting the Black leaders of tomorrow. This year, the CLN is partnering with the Community College of Aurora to support the Unity Scholarship. The fundraising campaign will launch at our Summit Kick-off. Look out for upcoming details … Continue reading Donate to the Community College of Aurora Unity Scholarship

COVID’s Impact on Process Improvement, Expert Panel Discussion (Thursday, August 20th)

Hear from PI Leaders across multiple industries about how COVID-19 has impacted the process improvement efforts at their organizations. This is a panel discussion with process improvement leaders focused on how COVID has impacted process improvement efforts at various organizations. The panel will inspire us by sharing success stories, lessons learned and answering questions from … Continue reading COVID’s Impact on Process Improvement, Expert Panel Discussion (Thursday, August 20th)

Are You an Active Listener?

Do you provide verbal and non-verbal feedback (e.g. questioning, paraphrasing, or gestures) while you listen to another person speaking? Active listening does not mean you agree with the other person; it means you understand what they are saying. Active listening reduces misunderstandings, creates shared understanding and improves trust; it is a critical skill for both … Continue reading Are You an Active Listener?

Webinar: Transition from Doing Problem Solving to Coaching Problem Solving

Think of the iconic sports coaches. The inspirational locker room talks. Setting the game plan and selecting plays. Giving players feedback on form and fundamentals. That's what most of us think of when we hear the word "coaching". But when it comes to coaching problem solving, things are different. In our world of continuously improving … Continue reading Webinar: Transition from Doing Problem Solving to Coaching Problem Solving

CLN Commitment to Anti-Racism

The dangerous and painful reality of systemic racism and inequality has led to the horrific deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Tyler, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others. As a community organization, the Colorado Lean Network stands in support of all who are working and advocating to end this racial violence. Your struggle is our struggle. … Continue reading CLN Commitment to Anti-Racism

Use Standard Work While Working from Home

By Kate Newberg These are daunting times for millions of people who are out of work. For those of us still employed we are feeling grateful to have a job, stressed about what the future holds, and those feelings are compounded for parents and guardians with children at home. In addition, people working remotely for … Continue reading Use Standard Work While Working from Home

CLN Virtual Workshop: Embracing Change (Friday, May 8, 2020)

We are in a whirlwind of change right now, so understanding the nature of change has never been more timely. This interactive course will empower you to navigate and embrace change more effectively by understanding the brain science behind how people respond to change and what tools we can use to ease the pain of … Continue reading CLN Virtual Workshop: Embracing Change (Friday, May 8, 2020)

COVID-19 Update

CLN Members, Like you, we have been monitoring the Coronavirus situation. Now that the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, we are following the guidance of public health professionals and postponing our upcoming in-person events.  The following March and April events are now postponed: March 20th Workshop (Leading Process Improvement)April 21st Workshop … Continue reading COVID-19 Update

2020 Colorado Lean Summit

Unity Scholarship Fundraising Campaign Special Opportunity at the 2020 Summit! With just a small donation, you can make a huge difference in uplifting the Black leaders of tomorrow. This year, the CLN is partnering with the Community College of Aurora to support the Unity Scholarship. The fundraising campaign will launch at our Summit Kick-off. Look … Continue reading 2020 Colorado Lean Summit

Q2 Kaizen Forum at the City of Longmont

**DUE TO CONCERNS TO STAY DISTANT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE ARE FOLLOWING THE GUIDANCE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BY POSTPONING THIS EVENT. ONCE A NEW DATE IS ESTABLISHED, WE WILL UPDATE OUR CLN MEMBERS VIA OUR MAILING LIST.** The City of Longmont will be hosting a Spring Kaizen. The theme will focus on “Building a … Continue reading Q2 Kaizen Forum at the City of Longmont