My guest for episode #131 is Paul Borawski, the CEO of ASQ, the American Society for Quality. Today, we are talking about ASQ, their recent National Quality Month events (November), and other topics including: • Their “YouQ” video contest (vote on the submissions now via Facebook) – www.facebook.com/ASQ • The ending of federal funding for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award • Paul’s blog post on the passing of Bob Galvin and Steve Jobs To point others to this, use the simple URL: www.leanblog.org/131. You can find links to posts related to this podcast there, as well. Please leave a comment and join the discussion about the podcast episode. For earlier episodes of the Lean Blog Podcast, visit the main Podcast page at www.leanpodcast.org, which includes information on how to subscribe via RSS or via Apple iTunes. If you have feedback on the podcast, or any questions for me or my guests, you can email me at email@example.com or you can call and leave a voicemail by calling the “Lean Line” at (817) 776-LEAN (817-776-5326) or contact me via Skype id “mgraban”. Please give your location and your first name. Any comments (email or voicemail) might be used in follow ups to the podcast.