Joining me for Episode #273 of the podcast is David Veech, author of the new book Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces.
Veech was previously a lecturer in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He joined the University of Kentucky after retiring from the US Army in 2001. He taught in the Defense Acquisition University from 1998 to 2001 and was assistant professor of military science at Stetson University from 1988 to 1991.
In today's episode, we talk about his book, how his background and career in the Army influenced his views on Lean and leadership, “self-efficacy,” and more.
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Topics and Links for this Episode:
- Follow David on Twitter as @davidveech and @leansights
- Find David on LinkedIn
- Introduce yourself and your background… and how you got introduced to Lean
- How did your career in the Army influence your approach to and your understanding of Lean?
- Tell us about your first book… what is the C4 process?
- His first book: The C4 Process: Four Vital Steps to Better Work
- What led to the new book?
- What are the three categories you call “leadersights?”
- Letting go
- Chapter 4 is about “self-efficacy” – what does that mean? What's the importance of that concept related to change management and teams?
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