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#35 Tough Times Don't Last. People Do.

Mindfulness Manufacturing

Release Date: 03/24/2021

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Mindfulness Manufacturing

2 Years and still going, thanks to YOU, this podcast is sponsored by no one, but the courage and curiosity of our listeners, and their dedication to making manufacturing more mindful. Took on this episode solo for the first time, as we have some great guests lined up for year 3! This is a reflection of our time together on this podcast, and a look into what we need to think about in 2022, to think in new ways, to get different results. More notes to come soon!      

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In manufacturing we get to work on capital budgets for the next assembly line.  In this episode we have a much more interesting conversation with Vivian Blade as she explains what is social capital, and why you should care!  With a background in Lean Six Sigma, she just released her third book Influence in Talent Development, and we are excited to have her on the show as a sought-after leadership expert and thought leader, enjoy!  Check out below the show notes to see how to connect with Vivian and learn more! 1:48 - In the news, is all about the great resignation and trying to...

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With guest Jim Ray!  Mindfulness Manufacturing is grateful Jim got us up and running as a professional podcast production, he saved days of frustration and time.  Check out more on how Jim can support here He is also a great small business consultant so why not have a conversation with him direct, email Jim to set up a time, [email protected]   1:33 - When you look at the economy you have inflation rising, issues with supply chain, it will take a long time to work its way out.   1:51 – People are getting a little nervous, I think that it is at the business level but...

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Debbie Muno of Genos International brings her 25 years of assessment experience and shares her tips to retain team members, making average uncomfortable! 1:17 What can we do about the staff we have today? How do we engage them more?   2:26 The last couple of years have really been a steak in the ground to make life changing decisions.   2:53 What is important in their lives? and how the world of work fits into what is important in their lives.   3:01 Friends that are energized and engaged, has to do with their work and has to do with how they are treated in the workplace.  ...

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2:09 Walking in and being judgmental and pointing out all the stuff that is easy, like these guys that are perpetual list makers.   2:55 At Crossover we would not tell you what to do unless we are willing to do it ourselves.   3:32  We are always learning and don’t have all the answers but have enough to get started.   3:53 Holding people accountable is all part of the right outcome.   4:12 "How the heck did they get here?" "What’s so wrong that here’s where we’re at?" "Why did the emotion of a situation get so elevated?"   5:39 Make sure we protect the...

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Michael Forhan Part 1-turning down the heat in a crisis

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Raw, Real, and Relevant with Trevor & Dave  00:00 – Introduction  00:30 – Enjoy the moment and enjoy the new things; Dave Baker will be moving on  01:39 – 3 things known to be true  02:50 – Always be raw, real, and relevant and the rest will take care of itself  03:30 – Editing and Clean up – keeping it real  06:00 – Polished vs. Real  06:33 – Raw defined  07:14 – Real defined  08:56 – Relevant defined  09:50 – Overdoing it  13:28 – When...

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If you have not checked out episode 44, head back there when we first had Nikki Langman on as a guest. Grateful to have her back as we look at the stress in the manufacturing industry and how leaning into our core values, and checking in on ourselves, is a great start to build short term and long term resilience!   Link here to her website where you can purchase her book direct!   1:17 What are the core values in the business, that we’re going to stick to no...

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Mindful Employment: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bath Water with Trevor & Dave #45 ______________________________________________ 00:00 - Intro 00:28 – Mindfulness relative to the employment challenges today 02:07 – The “shortage 03:35 – We just need warm bodies 05:08 – The pressure on incumbents to feel valued 06:00 – Values and retaining your culture 06:41 – 6 X 12 workweek and its impact 08:18 – Are we driving our workforce away? 09:12 – Making mindful decisions as an employee and employer 10:56 – Intentionality 10:15 – “If you can label it, you can tame it”...

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The Key to Greater Self-Awareness: The Wet Bathing Suit Question with guest Nikki Langman #44 00:00 - Intro 00:28 – Nikki Langman intro 00:51 – Emotional Intelligence and Safety in manufacturing 03:29 – Safety: the common denominator 03:57 – Safety is a ‘safe’ word – emotional intelligence not so much 05:03 – Taking ‘emotion’ out of the mix 06:02 – Psychological Safety training 07:48 – Results: 86% LTI(Lost Time Injury) reduction! 09:12 – Talking about trust, communication, accountability people make better choices 10:00 – Emotional Intelligence training can save...

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00:00 – Introduction

00:29 – We’re all wound up and need to unpack

01:33 – Rick Ezell; a workplace Chaplain

02:19 – The "boss’s role"

02:46 – Unpacking vs. Venting

03:35 - Work, Personal, and Relational issues

04:25 – The Paradox

05:25 – The impact of time, expertise, and geography

06:11 – The proven need to talk, be reassured, and reminded

08:55 – Listening for the trends

09:30 – Advice for leaders without the luxury of an onsite Chaplaincy service

11:14 – The rules and value of a “listening session”

12:53 – % of conversations at work tend to be about personal and relationships

15:12 – Anecdotal evidence for leader’s job requirements rarely recognized nor assessed

18:00 – The peril of ignoring the non-work-related issues

19:21 – The value of transparency and empathy

21:11 – Healthier people make better employee

24:40 – A manager’s role in partnering with others

26:29 – A renewing of the mind

27:25 – A culture of care and desire for a resource

28:50 – Summary and closure

29:09 – Share your feedback with us

29:43 – End

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