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April 21, 2020


David Verble & Mike Orzen


The Pod is limited to 15 coaches to maximize individual engagement and interaction.


The Lean Coaches Learning Pod is designed as an interactive engagement, under the direction of the Pod’s Coaches. Members are expected to contribute with questions, answers, challenges, and interaction with fellow Pod Members.


Sessions are 90-minutes and held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00PM – 2:30PM Eastern Time. Click above on The Agenda for an initial list of topics to be adjusted based on group input. Sessions will be recorded for on-demand playback following each pod.



Lean Frontiers, Inc.
8383 Craig Street, Suite 130
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Phone: (317) 288-8984


Coaching Pod facilitators, David Verble and Mike Orzen, are two of the world’s most experienced lean coaches, with long track records successful coaching engagements. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from their experience and to receive individualized instruction and guidance throughout the course!

David Verble has been a performance improvement consultant and leadership coach since 2000. Prior to that, he worked for Toyota in North America for 14 years, first as an internal change agent and later as a manager of human resource development at the plant and North American levels.  He has also been workshop faculty and consultant with LEI for 15 years

Mike Orzen has been studying and practicing lean for over 25 years in a variety of industries including service, manufacturing, healthcare and insurance. His work includes the coaching of numerous C-level leaders, managers, lean coaches and graduate students. Mike is the co-author of two books which apply lean thinking to information and technology: Lean IT and The Lean IT Field Guide. Mike is also the recipient of the Shingo Prize for outstanding research and publication. He has also practiced meditation and mindfulness for over 30 years.

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