Coaching past denial and resistance: Strategies to develop buy-in for the lean journey

June 17, 2019 | 8:00 am to June 18, 2019 | 4:30 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
Member Fee: $600
Non-Member Fee: $700
Student Member Fee: $700


Ingersoll Rand
800 Beaty St.
Building B
Davidson, North Carolina

Are you coaching teams that are not on board, in denial or “addicted to the status quo” and actively or passively resisting change?

Join us for a learning session with two full days of skill-building practicum. You will cycle through learn-do-practice all day, both days, and learn several key models that will assist you in supporting genuine change that causes people to engage their hearts and minds.


Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Its brands include Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®. Ingersoll Rand provides products and services directly or through distributors to customers around the globe. The company was included on the Fortune 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies list for the fourth consecutive year; named a Best Company for Leaders by Chief Executive; on the Workforce 100 list for top-performing HR organizations; and received recognition for leadership in sustainability in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, Carbon Disclosure Project and MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes. Learn more at


Monday, June 17
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Networking and welcome
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Workshop
5:00 p.m.                     Adjourn

Tuesday, June 18
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Networking
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Workshop
5:00 p.m.                     Adjourn


Ron Oslin is a CEO at AML Sentinel Corp. and a lead coach for One System One Voice. He started AML Sentinel Corp. after retiring from Capital One in 2017 with more than 20 years of lean application in manufacturing and service. He began his process learning journey in 1982 as an intern with Dr. Edward Deming and honed his leadership skills as a leader at Toyota. Oslin has held roles as CEO, COO and transformation leader in several organizations and has applied lean methodologies in printing, auto manufacturing, marine heating and air conditioning manufacturing, healthcare, education and banking. He specializes in organizational change and transformation. Oslin co-authored 'Motivational Interviewing and Lean Coaching' (Target magazine, 2015). He received his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Larry Anderson is a gold-certified (SME/AME/ASQ/Shingo) lean senior management and training professional with over 40 years of experience. In addition to his consulting work, he serves as a senior examiner/team lead for both the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence and the AME Excellence Award. He is certified by the Shingo Institute to facilitate all institute workshops, is past chair of the SME/AME/ASQ/Shingo Lean Certification Oversight and Appeals Committee, and serves as president of the Southwest Region. He also serves as the vice president of programming for AME. Anderson pursued the masters in engineering management program at the University of Louisville and holds a BSME degree from Texas Tech University.

  • Help people get on board with change.
  • Break down active and passive resistance to change.
  • Get beyond compliance behavior and get the engagement of the hearts and minds of your associates and leaders.
  • Recognize what stage of change a person is at and what stage of leadership maturity a person is in and how to meet them where they are.
  • Coach based on the needs of the coachee rather than the needs of the coach.
  • Lean/continuous improvement practitioners
  • Executives
  • People leaders

You can become an AME member during the registration process for $150 per year and obtain the discounted AME member rate for this event. Your membership will also entitle you to a registration discount for all future AME conferences, seminars, workshops and webinars for one year. Additionally, you will receive a subscription to the award-winning Target magazine and much more.

Payment or purchase order must be received by the AME office five days prior to the event start date. If no payment or PO number is received, you will be asked to pay with a credit card or check at the event before entry.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment fee less a $100 non-refundable registration charge will be refunded up to one week before the event. Substitutions may be made up to three days prior to the start of the workshop.

Notes: This event may be canceled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants. By registering for this meeting, I hereby acknowledge and agree that AME or its agents may take photographs of me during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes, including but not limited to news and promotional purposes, without further compensation to me.