GA 210 | How to Identify and Counteract the Three Root Sins with Ron Pereira

This week’s guest is actually Ron himself. Our own Steve Kane came on the show to ask Ron about the concept of root sin, and how it applies to both business and continuous improvement. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • About the root sins (2:09)
  • The first root sin: Pride (7:06)
  • The second root sin: Vanity (8:13)
  • The third root sin: Sensuality (9:18)
  • How this translates to lean (10:32)
  • The business perspective (19:10)
  • Ron’s advice (24:27)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Ron (29:28)
  • What’s next for Gemba Academy (31:06)

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What Do You Think?

How do you feel about the concept of root sin? Can you identify with any or all of the three?