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In this show we discuss management practices, principles of capital allocation and personal habits with leaders in transportation, manufacturing and industrial sectors. Whether you are scouting for leadership talent, looking for nuggets of wisdom or simply looking to improve your career prospects, this show is for you. To stay up to day visit us at TurningGears.blog

In this show we discuss management practices, principles of capital allocation and personal habits with leaders in transportation, manufacturing and industrial sectors. Whether you are scouting for leadership talent, looking for nuggets of wisdom or simply looking to improve your career prospects, this show is for you. To stay up to day visit us at TurningGears.blog
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Canada

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In this show we discuss management practices, principles of capital allocation and personal habits with leaders in transportation, manufacturing and industrial sectors. Whether you are scouting for leadership talent, looking for nuggets of wisdom or simply looking to improve your career prospects, this show is for you. To stay up to day visit us at TurningGears.blog

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English


Episodes

Ep. 3 - Frits Bisschop: The power of soft skills in building hard assets

7/22/2018
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My guest today is Frits Bisschop, Managing Director at Districon. Districon is a management consulting firm that specializes on supply chain optimization, logistics facility design and transportation networks. Based in Netherlands, Districon counts many airports, logistics providers and airlines globally as its clients. Frits and I start our conversation with his early career, Districon’s most notable projects, impact of e-Commerce on airport operations, and decision-framework for...

Duration:00:51:31

Ep. 2 - Patrick Nangle: Popularizing car-sharing through innovation

6/29/2018
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My guest today is Patrick Nangle, CEO of Modo Coop, based in Vancouver. Modo is the second oldest car-sharing co-op in North America and the largest in Canada. Under Patrick’s leadership and focus on innovation, Modo has been growing at the fastest pace in the last 20 years. In our conversation, we discuss Patrick’s learnings from his international experience, why car-sharing works for some people and not the others, innovations in this area, key metrics and Modo’s highly aligned governance...

Duration:00:55:39

Ep.1 - Jim Peeples: It's all about people

6/10/2018
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My guest today is Jim Peeples, President and Chief Operating Officer at Challenger Motor Freight – one of the largest trucking companies in Canada. He started his career at Michelin Tire and spent his time both in quality management and operations. As he transitioned to Purolator Courier, Jim has proven himself a true leader and ran operations, air network, and even Sales, always driven by the same principle – no challenge is impossible, if everyone’s aligned. Jim’s ability to effectively...

Duration:00:57:34