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Michael NirThe Pragmatist's Guide to Corporate Lean Strategyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3537-9_7

7. First 30 Days

Leading, Training, and Coaching
Michael Nir1 
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

You’ve just received the mandate to roll out lean in the enterprise. What does your day look like?

Table 7-1 details the percentage of time allocated to various activities in the first 30 days of a lean enterprise rollout in the enterprise.
Table 7-1.

Time Spent on Activities–First 30 days


Time Spent


Define vision


Collaborative vision definition

Identify customer personas


Focus on outside-in point of view

Prototype MVP and program training


Train executive leadership

Run experiments


Prepare for experiments

Pivot or persevere ...

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