The means and methods to eliminate team issues during a kaizen event. Lean leaders don’t always have to have a position of authority. Lean leaders in an organization exist at many different ranks- they can be the hourly shop floor employee, the procurement specialist, the warehouse supervisor, all the way to the director of operations. They are the people in your organization who are committed to making a difference. They are committed to doing whatever is necessary to improve the situation. And they are the people that you see “pulling” in your organization.