George is the Shingo Research Award winning contributor and publisher of the book, Developing Lean Leaders at All Levels. His insight as an entrepreneur and Lean Coach will astound. Don’t miss his talks.
Leadership excellence is the theme for all his materials. Book a conversation to discuss a custom engineered keynote or online talk for your entire leadership team.
George’s next project is called Shingo Leadership with Ritsuo Shingo, the son of Shigeo Shingo. George recorded Ritsuo during two visits to Japan, two leadership summits he personally hosted in Santorini, Greece, events in Chicago, Washington, and many online coaching sessions with executives from around the globe. These recordings will be made into an online course about Ritsuo Shingo’s life and experiences by 2025.
George is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable people alive in the Lean world today, and his focus has changed from Lean, to operational excellence to leadership excellence. It has always been about leadership and leading by example. Connect with George today to address your leadership development needs.
He is co-founder of the Lean Leadership Institute, an online coaching network he co-founded with Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker. They collaborated to produce an online course called The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership which later became the book, Developing Lean Leaders at All Levels, that won the Shingo Research Award.
George also authored the book OEM Principles of Lean Thinking which was based on an online course he produced for the Government of Canada in 2006. This course and book educated over 300 organizations on the Principles of Lean Thinking. The course later went global and educated 100,000 students from 60 different countries.
In 2011, George figured out that he was more likely to predict the future by stating a goal and executing towards it. He ran the experiment. Four years later, his goal was met and he travelled the world sharing with others how he did it. Luckily he shared his vision on Youtube; To travel the world consulting over the internet.
Today, George is writing a new book called Lean Construction Leaders. He recruits, speaks, and coaches executives online. However, he enjoys consulting with organizations that respect their people by building them up to the highest standards possible.
Our Leadership Development Model (LDM) will help you break through development plateaus, with tailored coaching to guide you at each step.
The Complete 5S System for Workplace Organization, Standardization, Sanitizing, and Sterilization.
This course was designed by a trade partner for trade partners. Learn about what Parsons Electric has done to be hugely successful in partnering with general contractors.
George Trachilis uses Mural to take teams through the interlocking block simulation. Multiples of 8 (eight) can join a four-hour workshop explaining the basics of Lean Thinking.