Nobody has done more to bring the wisdom of extraordinary Japanese masters to our work and lives than Norman Bodek.
I first met Norman Bodek in 1992 when he was the founder and President at Productivity, Inc – Press when our mutual passions for improving the workplace brought us together.
A few of his many accomplishments include:
– Often called the Godfather of Lean
– Started the Shingo Prize
– Inducted into Industry Week’s Hall of Fame
– Inducted into American Manufacturing Excellence Association (AME) Hall of Fame
– Author of many books and publisher of hundreds
Recently, Norman graciously agreed to write the Foreward for my upcoming new book that will be published by Apress in August.
I’d like to share a quote that Norman wrote in the Foreward:
“The world of work is changing and instead of just designing work for machines and then slotting people in to work with them; now a new horizon is shining, and we are finally realizing that people can be very productive as we expand their capabilities.”Norman Bodek
I guarantee you that Norman will share a wealth of new ideas that will help you lead a better and happier life. I highly recommend you find the time to sign up and attend.
To your great work life & success!
P. S. I also highly recommend you read the interview we did with Norman. You can find it here at Discover the Spirit of Self-Reliance and Excellence from Great Masters.
About Bill Fox
I help leaders and teams ignite new strategic conversations that engage and leverage the collective voice, energy and wisdom of everyone. This approach helps people discover how to advance beyond best practices, working harder or even smarter in the post Industrial Era. In my interview series, Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces, I lead a new type of conversation for the 21st Century with global business and thought leaders that is uncovering exciting new solutions to our most vexing workplace challenges.
A window into the story of my personal journey in search of better answers and the inner transformation it triggered along the way.
Imagine getting an email from your boss one day introducing you to someone they feel you should meet.
And then that meeting changes everything. That happened almost seven years ago.
When I met this person, everything changed from that day forward.
That singular meeting and person connected me to something deeper that I became much more aware of.
I can’t tell you exactly what it is, but I see it as intelligence that’s beyond the thinking mind.
There is an underlying intelligence within the universe that is capable of guiding us and preparing us for the futures we must create.-Joseph Jaworsky (Synchronicity)
Sarah Elkins recently interviewed me for her podcast Your Stories Don’t Define You.
Sarah took me back to that time and helped me uncover and share the significance of that event and the work that I do in
The Connections Deepen
I’ve never had two interviews come together at the same time and definitely not at the same time of an interview of me that connects to both of the people I interviewed.
This will all make sense if you catch this latest podcast from Sarah and read my latest interviews with Sarah Elkins and Martha Kesler. And interestingly, all set in motion by an introduction.
In , Sarah Elkins shares insights on the power of leveraging our strengths and stories in ways that help us deeply connect with each other.
In, Martha Kesler shares insights on how role clarity is essential to creating workplaces in which people feel valued and share a sense of trust.
This is all happening now.
Then please share what comes up for you by replying or in the community.
To your great worklife & success!