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GA 278 | Concentrating on Your Mission with Mark Smeets

By Jessica Bush Updated on August 6th, 2019

This week’s guest is Mark Smeets. Mark shared some of the lessons he’s learned about lean over his career thus far, and how it’s inspired him to make changes in his personal life. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The two quotes that resonate with Mark (3:16)
  • Mark’s background (3:57)
  • How Mark got into lean (5:10)
  • The end result (14:31)
  • The main takeaway from Mark’s story (15:39)
  • Mark’s journey to better health (18:29)
  • An anecdote about his son (22:17)
  • What’s next for Mark (26:50)

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What Do You Think?

Have you ever found yourself in a work environment similar to Mark’s? How did you deal with it?

  1. Amir Ghannad

    August 3, 2019 - 6:30 pm


    I am inspired by the story of your own transformation and your passion for continuous improvement. I am also honored that my quote “I am the one and it’s not about me!” resonated with you. Thanks for the mention.

    Amir Ghannad

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