The Lean Solutions Podcast: Using Humor and Fun in Lean with Jake Harrell

Today on the podcast, I’m talking with Jake Harrell. Jake is a supply chain enthusiast and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He is also the host of A Quality Podcast and the author of the book Chasing Excellence.

In this episode, Jake talks about the importance of being funny and bringing humor into Lean to appeal to a wide array of people.

What You’ll Learn This Episode:

  • Jake’s background and how his podcast got started
  • Sparking fun and humor in Lean
  • Using memes for fun when talking about Lean
  • Dealing with negative lash back on social media
  • Why being funny and bringing humor into Lean is important
  • Being young in Lean and keeping up with changes

About the Guest:

Jake Harrell is a supply chain enthusiast and lean six sigma black belt committed to chasing excellence.

He is the host of “A Quality podcast” and a collaborator in “Zoom Operational Excellence”, a company founded by John Thacker to Collaborate with the Lean consulting community.

By day, I implement new systems in distribution centers around the globe, and by night, I am the funniest lean guy. My purpose is to bring humor/lightheartedness to make the lean space more approachable and attractive.

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