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 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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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. 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 book is the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus. His latest book has been released as an "in-progress" book, titled Measures of Success.

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5 Comments
  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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