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Podcast #106 – Jim Baran, “Career Kaizen”

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For episode #106, we have a returning guest, Jim Baran of the firm Career Kaizen, formerly of “Value Stream Leadership.” Jim was previously a guest on episodes #16, 27, and 88 talking about careers in Lean. Today, Jim talks about a new offering called “Career Kaizenâ„¢,” a service that combines coaching and personalized career management. With him today is Rick Pedersen, one of the early people to go through this process with Jim.

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an eBook titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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5 Comments on "Podcast #106 – Jim Baran, “Career Kaizen”"

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  1. Justin Tomac says:

    Great podcast!

  2. Rick Pedersen says:

    I’d be glad to share more about experiences with VSL’s Career Kaizen or answer any questions. You can contact me at ricknerin@sbcglobal.net or twitter @rpaxel
    Rick

  3. tuubol.com says:

    Hey there.. nice podcast. I liked the way Jim describes his learning process of lean principles and how he started using them. Thanks for sharing the podcast.

  4. Mohamed KASSAAGI says:

    Hello
    Thanks for sharing the podcast.

  5. Prasert Nakcharoen says:

    Excellence! Thanks for sharing.

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