I'm an SEM Coach & Operations Consultant for Energy 350 in Portland, Oregon.
I am dedicated to helping organizations operate as efficiently as possible by reducing energy use and doing more with less.
I'm an eco-conscious serial entrepreneur, whole systems thinker, operations nerd, speaker, and forever student of lean, to name a few.
I have owned multiple business, lived in 3 countries, and when not nerding out on lean operations I like to cut wood for my EPA approved stove, read science fiction, hike, bike, practice yoga, and spend time with my wife (PhotosbyKim.com).
What Is Lean?
Trying to dilute lean down to a 30 second elevator pitch is hard. Here's the most concise definition I have come up with up so far:
Lean is a way for people to interact and work together that employs whole-systems thinking applied to organizations operating within our current economic paradigm.
What?! Read on.