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GA 033 | The Lean CEO with Jacob Stoller

By Ron Pereira Updated on June 25th, 2021

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This episode’s guest is Jacob Stoller, journalist and author who is about to release his newest book, The Lean CEO. To write this book, Jacob travelled around the world and interviewed CEOs from 28 different companies regarding their lean journeys.

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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How Jacob got started in the realm of lean (3:01)
  • Jacob’s favorite inspirational quote (5:35)
  • The process of writing “The Lean CEO” (6:45)
  • What Jacob learned in the process (9:44)
  • One company that stood out to Jacob (14:37)
  • Something that really surprised Jacob in the process (18:04)
  • Jacob’s take on “Respect for People” (19:33)
  • What “Kaizen Culture” means to Jacob (20:38)
  • The best advice Jacob has ever received (21:28)
  • Jacob’s personal productivity habit (22:45)
  • Jacob’s simple but powerful final words of wisdom (27:37)

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