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GA 297 | The Importance of Hansei and Revitalization with Katie Anderson

By Jessica Bush Updated on December 11th, 2019

This week’s guest is Katie Anderson. Katie described what it’s like working with former Toyota leader Mr. Isao Yoshino, and why the practices of reflection and revitalization are so critical. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • A quote that inspires Katie (2:57)
  • What it’s like working with Mr. Yoshino (5:04)
  • About Toyota’s water ski boat business (8:22)
  • Mr. Yoshino’s personality (9:31)
  • The process of hansei, or reflection (11:01)
  • How often we should reflect (12:14)
  • Reflection at the macro level (14:34)
  • What revitalization means to Katie (16:34)
  • About Katie’s Japan study trips (19:50)
  • The AME Consortia (21:28)

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What Do You Think?

How often do you reflect? Why is reflection so valuable?

  1. Jane Bryan-Jones

    December 23, 2019 - 2:02 pm

    I revitalized listening to this podcast!

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