Podcast #106 – Jim Baran, “Career Kaizen”


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 Kaizen” 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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  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

  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

    Thanks for sharing the podcast.

  5. Prasert Nakcharoen says

    Excellence! Thanks for sharing.

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