Today’s guest is Greg Williams, Chair Elect of AME and Director of Enterprise Excellence at Aera Energy LLC. Greg shared some of the stories and valuable wisdom he’s accumulated from his impressive lean background. There is so much great information in this episode, you won’t want to miss it! An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- Greg’s background (4:25)
- The lean trends Greg has seen develop (7:28)
- Ideas for counter measuring these trends (10:05)
- What the “right” culture looks like (11:14)
- What lean leaders should think about (12:41)
- What people do wrong on Gemba Walks (14:30)
- Advice for all stages of a lean journey (15:24)
- Advice for the 1st time AME attendee (18:57)
- His vision for the future (21:49)
- What “Respect for People” means to Greg (24:34)
- The best advice Greg has ever received (25:39)
- Greg’s personal productivity habit (27:04)
- What has surprised Greg in the last year (27:47)
- How Greg relaxes and recharges (29:06)
- The skill or knowledge area Greg feels he needs to improve (30:15)
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- Greg on LinkedIn
- Greg’s AME Profile
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