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Lean Quotes from John Shook to Inspire You and Your Team

by Lean Leaper & John Y. Shook
February 8, 2017

Lean Quotes from John Shook to Inspire You and Your Team

by Lean Leaper & John Y. Shook
February 8, 2017 | Comments (1)

Here are a few of our favorite quotes from John Shook's eletters, summit talks, and articles. 

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Do you have a quote from John or another lean thinker that has helped you? Please share below in the comments. 

 

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Andrew Bishop February 08, 2017
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Here are two from John Shook that I view as essential teachings:

First, heard repeatedly during our "Managing to Learn" workshop:

"EXACTLY what problem are you trying to solve?"

and second, (paraphrasing here, possibly, lacking a written record close at hand):

"Management's job is to create systems that make problems apparent."

Thank you, John, for all your teaching!

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