GA 137 | How to Approach TWI with Roger Bilas

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This week’s guest is Roger Bilas, a lean practitioner who specializes in TWI. Ron and Roger discussed the three components of TWI, the order they should be learned in, and more. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Roger’s background (2:48)
  • The quote that inspires Roger (5:04)
  • Why TWI is still relevant (7:36)
  • Why it’s so effective (9:12)
  • Why you should start with JI (11:38)
  • How to determine which steps are important (14:53)
  • Roger’s thoughts on the “Why?” (19:06)
  • What program development is (22:34)
  • Who should attend TWI training (25:51)
  • Roger’s advice for those who are new to TWI (29:37)
  • Roger’s role at the summit (31:31)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Roger (33:48)
  • Roger’s personal productivity habit (35:46)
  • What Roger is most proud of (37:31)
  • Roger’s final words of wisdom (38:10)

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