2021 Colorado Lean Summit

This year Colorado’s premier Lean event is virtual once more and you get to choose your own Lean adventure. The Colorado Lean Network has curated 9 sessions to bring some of the best Lean minds right to your computer. Designed to accommodate your schedule and your budget, one All-Access Pass delivers unlimited admission to sessions … Continue reading 2021 Colorado Lean Summit

Colorado Lean Network: A Look Back . . . And Advancing Forward

A Note from the Executive Director 2020: A LOOK BACK We started 2020 with a goal of creating consistency. We had multiple events on the calendar and began to build out processes for planning workshops, coordinating space and tech details.  And then that came to a screeching halt. Along with the rest of the world, … Continue reading Colorado Lean Network: A Look Back . . . And Advancing Forward

Webinar – CI in Remote Work: Facilitating Rapid Improvement Events with Real Results (Feb. 24)

Continuous improvers rely on Kaizen events, Rapid Improvement Events or GE Work-Outs to deliver incredible results. In these events, your team has a unique opportunity to solve a problem collaboratively with limited distractions and no interruptions. Results are delivered immediately. As WFH (Work From Home) rules and travel restrictions become a long-term reality, how do … Continue reading Webinar – CI in Remote Work: Facilitating Rapid Improvement Events with Real Results (Feb. 24)

Join the CLN Board of Directors

The thing about community is that it takes vision, creative effort, and leadership to sustain.  Communities that are composed of participants alone cannot continue to thrive. And we — like you — want the Colorado Lean Network to thrive!  If you believe that it’s your turn to contribute to the health and vitality of our … Continue reading Join the CLN Board of Directors

2020 Colorado Lean Summit in Review

Just like the rest of the world, CLN “normal” activities were interrupted by COVID-19. Our 7th annual Colorado Lean Summit transitioned from a one-day intensive event to a week-long Virtual Summit. Over the course of five days, we heard from our four keynote speakers: Deondra Wardelle, Renee Smith, Jorgen Hesselberg and Billy Taylor plus learned … Continue reading 2020 Colorado Lean Summit in Review

Virtual Event: Attention Management or Time Blocking, Which One Works for You? (December 11th)

Attention management allows us to be proactive rather than reactive. Therefore, we are able to focus and produce higher quality results. Whereas time blocking helps us better manage our time or our schedule. In this short course you will learn the key components of both attention management and time blocking. IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL … Continue reading Virtual Event: Attention Management or Time Blocking, Which One Works for You? (December 11th)

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