GA 209 | How to Address Poverty with Lean-Like Thinking with Jacob Stoller and Mauricio Miller

This week’s guests are Jacob Stoller and Mauricio Miller. Ron, Jacob, and Mauricio discussed the Family Independence Initiative, and how a lean-like approach can be used to create real social change. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How Jacob met Mauricio (2:36)
  • About Mauricio (4:39)
  • The current state (10:53)
  • What he did next (13:07)
  • Determining the candidates (17:36)
  • Taking action (19:54)
  • How they are learning and being coached (22:16)
  • The positive impacts (28:07)
  • Helping them define success (30:47)
  • What we can learn from Mauricio and FII (33:41)
  • How the lean movement can help (37:43)
  • Final words of wisdom (40:58)

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