Jonathan Escobar Interview with Ron Pereira
Original Interview posted on April 16th 2015 at gembaacademy.com. Listen to the original interview here.
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Today’s guest is Jonathan Escobar Marin, Global Head of Lean Management for the Paul Hartman Group. Jonathan and I discuss the five profound principles that guide his work, and the specific purpose each one serves. I first read these principles on Jonathan’s LinkedIn profile and I truly believe that they are universally applicable.
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In this episode you’ll learn:
- Jonathan’s background (2:27)
- The quote that inspires Jonathan (4:33)
- What lean management means to Jonathan (8:01)
- The role HR plays in a company’s lean journey (8:38)
- Jonathan’s first principle (11:37)
- Jonathan’s second principle (16:12)
- Jonathan’s third principle (17:23)
- Jonathan’s fourth principle (18:35)
- Jonathan’s fifth principle (21:19)
- What “Respect for People” means to Jonathan (23:04)
- The best advice Jonathan has ever received (25:00)
- Jonathan’s personal productivity habit (28:29)
- What has surprised Jonathan in his last year of practicing lean (29:43)
- How Jonathan recharges and refocuses (32:21)
- The skill Jonathan feels he needs to improve (34:25)
- What the lean movement is like in Spain (36:04)
- Jonathan’s final words of wisdom (37:15)
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- Jonathan on Twitter
- Jonathan’s Blog
- Jonathan on LinkedIn
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Jonathan Escobar Marin
Jonathan Escobar Marin is CEO and Partner of Actio Global Consulting, co-founder and Partner of the firm High-Performance Organization Global Alliance, co-founder and CEO of Inn—Be, a start-up dedicated to High-Performance Education, and member of the advisory board of the OpEx Society and the AXIOM Groupe.