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GA 367 | The Dichotomies of Continuous Improvement with Ron Pereira

By Jessica Bush Updated on April 14th, 2021

This week’s guest is Ron Pereira. Ron discussed two books by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, specifically their teachings on dichotomies and balance. Inspired by this, Ron described three of the dichotomies he’s observed in continuous improvement. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • About Extreme Ownership (3:38)
  • About The Dichotomy of Leadership (4:30)
  • The parallels to continuous improvement (6:04)
  • Lean versus Six Sigma (6:37)
  • Revisiting standards and standard work (10:59)
  • Coaching and micromanagement (14:30)
  • Focusing on one factor at a time (22:12)

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