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Learnings and Missteps The Podcast

Storytelling Podcasts

On the Learnings and Missteps Podcast, Jesse and Rene dig into the stories of the men and women who have built careers in the construction industry. Each guest, from front line installers to Executives, intimately describes their earliest career aspirations to the current day and how they intend to impact the world going forward. Let us bend your ear and join us in our efforts in Enhancing the image of Careers in Construction.

On the Learnings and Missteps Podcast, Jesse and Rene dig into the stories of the men and women who have built careers in the construction industry. Each guest, from front line installers to Executives, intimately describes their earliest career aspirations to the current day and how they intend to impact the world going forward. Let us bend your ear and join us in our efforts in Enhancing the image of Careers in Construction.

Location:

United States

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On the Learnings and Missteps Podcast, Jesse and Rene dig into the stories of the men and women who have built careers in the construction industry. Each guest, from front line installers to Executives, intimately describes their earliest career aspirations to the current day and how they intend to impact the world going forward. Let us bend your ear and join us in our efforts in Enhancing the image of Careers in Construction.

Twitter:

@MisstepsN

Language:

English

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Episodes

Felipe Engineer Manriquez on Delivering Value and Resource-efficiency in Your Work

10/13/2021
How to do more in your work while still managing to deliver value with efficiency? By intentionally balancing your flow with resource efficiency, you’re enabling yourself to live an amazing and balanced life. In this episode, we have Felipe Engineer- Manriquez, a construction scrum expert, national director of lean construction, and the host of the EBFC show podcast. He’s also an international keynote speaker with decades of experience in process improvement, project planning, execution,...

Duration:01:09:33

The Joy of Takt and Life with Spencer Easton

10/6/2021
In this episode Rene Duron comes back from a long summer of overtime and he didnt skip a beat. His heartfelt vulnerable questions invite Spencer Easton breathe some accountability into Rene. Spencer came into construction intending to be a field engineer which turned into him being a Scheduling Manager. His experience as a scheduling expert ignited his passion to find another way to better serve the construction industry. His purpose is strictly to help people get home healthy and...

Duration:00:59:08

Builder, Teacher, World Changer: Krista Ackles

9/22/2021
Get to know Program Coordinator / Project Manager Miss Krista Ackles. Krista studied finance and when seeking employment she decided the construction Industry was more suitable and went out and made that happen. The recession hit which caused her to seek work elsewhere, thank goodness!! Since then she has been changing worlds at Construction Careers Academy. Give us a listen for a blueprint on building a solid CTE program that connects students to jobs in Construction. Connect with CCA...

Duration:01:21:06

The Grande Calabo Finale with Authors Keyan Zandy and Joe Donarumo

9/8/2021
We managed to get some time with Celebrity Influencers Keyan Zandy and Joe Donarumo, Authors of The Lean Builder. Felipe and I get to unearth several truths behind them writing this book. As usual, you best have your notepads ready to capture the secrets to unlocking a new level of performance with the Lean efforts on your Jobsite. The tips they dole out can be applied on any construction project with any team, and its best if you "start small". After you finish taking in all the goodness,...

Duration:01:18:33

Calabo - Session #7 PPC

9/1/2021
Felipe and I wrap up our whining and war stories around Chapter 7 of The Last Planner, which is around the charged subject of PPC. Those 3 letters stand for Percent Plan Complete and have been the subject of much confusion and discontent. Which of course spills out the entire episode. And there is some good stuff too we give away the best method for incentivizing PPC, the secret ingredient of Culture and how that impacts PPC. Lastly I explicitly share about the purpose of PPC and how to...

Duration:01:17:43

The Humbly Triumphant Adam Hoots

8/25/2021
Get to know Mr Adam Hoots: Construction Professional, Entrepreneur, Trades Advocate, Author and the list goes on. His story takes us from his entry into the workforce as the result of a gift he received on his 17th birthday. The experience he had as a plumbers helper informed the way he serves the Construction Community today. His purpose and vision are contagious and he is a pretty deep thinker that never hesitates to share the stage or honor the people that have contributed to his place in...

Duration:01:22:47

Calabo - Session #6 The Last Planner System

8/19/2021
Jesse & Felipe are rounding 3rd base as they cover Chapter 6 of The Lean Builder. Catch a heavy dose of collaboration cheat codes with a side of attitude from Jesse the grouch. This conversation touches many of the necessities for achieving positive outcomes with LPS, some of which will take practice to master. And many you can apply today. Connect with us at: https://www.learningsandmissteps.com/ Connect with Felipe at: https://www.theebfcshow.com/

Duration:01:06:18

Sophisticated Transparency with Kevin Chase

8/11/2021
Get to know Mr Kevin Chase an exemplory Construction Professional and father. He will walk you down his career path which helped him hone his skills of introspection and humility. If youre looking for some powerful examples of leadership behavior and breakthroughs for leading change, Mr Kevin Chase has got your flavor. Support the Mission at: https://www.patreon.com/learningsandmissteps Connect with us at: https://www.learningsandmissteps.com/

Duration:00:50:04

Calabo - Session #5 Pull Planning

8/4/2021
On the 5th Calabosession between Felipe and Jesse there are a whole bunch more war stories, interstingly there are new stories every single Calabosession. In this conversation they touch on the "Big Room" concept, trade partners being in business to make money just like General Contractors and they finally show some love to the Men and Women that are adopting and applying The Last Planner System & Lean methodoligies. Support the mission at:...

Duration:01:39:24

Fostering a Culture of Change with Jennifer Lacy

7/28/2021
Miss Jennifer Lacy unleashes her energy in sharing her experience in building a Sustainable Culture with a National Organization. As a leader focused on supporting Building Forward across the organization she flexed the non-traditional skills developed as an Educator & Athletics Coach. The uncontainable Jennifer reflects on the ripples of impact we have as human beings and is radically compelled to provide value to the people she serves. If you need a boost of energy and hope in your efforts...

Duration:01:09:59

Calabo-Session #4 Managing Constraints

7/21/2021
Felipe Engineer Manriquez and Jesse keep the momentum going into Chapter 4 of The Lean Builder. They start off with Constraint Management and true to form they vere off into their war stories which touch on a new set of KPIs, keeping trade parnters engaged and unsustainable success. And they didnt stop there somehow they came up with the hashtag #youcompleteus. Join in for some laughs and some Learning. Contribute to the Mission at: https://www.patreon.com/learninsnmissteps Connect with...

Duration:01:16:53

Lean Aint Sexy with Jake Harrell

7/14/2021
In this episode Jake emparts years of experience with Leadership and Continuous Improvement. Jakes layed back personality disguises his ferocious drive for personal development. You may be surprised that our understanding of Leadership is largely derrived from working for weak leaders. Clearly Jake is committed to creating a better space for the people in his charge. Order Chasing Excellence...

Duration:00:57:31

Calabo-Session #3 The 8 Wastes

7/7/2021
This episode is a perfect example of Inventory and Excess Processing due to Felipe and Jesse going through their memory banks, but it is entertaining. These Lean Maniacs do share their years of experience around learning, coaching and combating the 8 Wastes. Access the Lean Builder book at: https://theleanbuilder.com/ Connect with Felipe at: https://www.theebfcshow.com/ Find all of our Social Media stuff at: https://www.learningsandmissteps.com/ Support the Mission...

Duration:01:11:10

Creating that "Mint" life with 3rd Generation Plumber Bob Baker

6/30/2021
Join in for a positive and energizing conversation with 3rd generation plumber Mr Bob Baker. He is a social media influencer, bee keeper and cinematographer that share his gifts and talents in an effort to make this world a better place. Not only is he a 3rd generation plumber but his boys will carry the torch as the 4th generation of Bakers in the Plumbing Industry, and he tells us a little about helping them appreciate early mornings. Bob is one of few Trade Professionals with a Presence...

Duration:00:58:33

Calabo-Session #2 Visual Communication

6/23/2021
Jesse and Felipe (Host of The EBFC Show) are at it again, this time covering the topic of Visual Communication on the construction site. They cant keep themselves from telling their personal experience with both the great and not so great applications of Visual Communication. There is plenty of value for all stakeholders in the Construction Industry, especially for those on their Lean Journey. Tune in and let us know how the ideas from these Lean Maniacs have contributed to your day. Listen...

Duration:01:28:45

Episode 18: A Plumbers path in finding respect for the work, Gage Salazar

6/16/2021
In this conversation Jesse and Rene get to know Gage's path from a non-profit faith based career to building a life as a Journeyman plumber. Gage tells us how he found a way to merge the leadership skills he's been blessed with earning a healthy living as a Journeyman plumber. Gauge brings the inspiration of his faith and support of his amazing wife to this platica. SHOUT OUT to Rebecca Salazar! When you find some time leave us a review or better yet share this podcast with your...

Duration:01:17:29

Calabo - Session #1 Daily Huddles

6/9/2021
We have a treat for you! Your Host Jesse Hernandez and Felipe Engineer Manriquez (host of The EBFC Show) team up and share their Lean wisdom as they review Chapter 1 of the Hottest Last Planner Book in Construction The Lean Builder. This Calabo - Session is the first of 8; we will provide you with the perspectives of the Trade Partner, Coach and General Contractor as it relates to deployment of the Last Planner System. Be advised there are some great practices that come out through the...

Duration:01:36:01

Episode 17: Pipe Fighting Plumbers Reunion

6/2/2021
This conversation is a bit of a party. Doug, Jeremy, Noah and our Host Jesse Hernandez stroll down memory lane, reminiscing about the days they worked together. They talk about the first time they met and how far they have come as professionals in the Construction Industry. These guys arent just fun and games they also dive into the growing generational gap in the workforce and examine some of the contributing factors. Listen in as these aging Craftsmen shoot the breeze. Support the mission...

Duration:01:04:51

Playing the Long Game: A Coaching conversation, examining the implications of instant and delayed gratification

5/20/2021
In this Coaching session Rene seeks council about making a significant Career choice, a problem we have all been faced with. It takes some digging but the conversation reveals that Rene truly values his team and the role he plays in influencing their environment. Along the way, Jesse and Rene, discuss how decisions in the past play into the conflict Rene is currently experiencing. Unsurprisingly Jesse whips out the 5 Why root cause analysis technique to tie it all together. Tune in and let...

Duration:00:48:22

Episode 16: Examining some dirty details and a path to wellness with Jillian Hubbard, Electrical Apprentice.

5/6/2021
Jillian Hubbard (Mother, Healer, Electrical Apprentice) brings her "A " game in this conversation with Jesse. She holds nothing back as they discuss many of the ugly truths that exist in the construction Industry. Jillian exhibits real leadership qualities as she goes beyond pointing at a problem and gives her blueprint for correcting these problems. Her thoughts on starting a family, keeping your dreams alive, and building a career will benefit anyone in their journey. Her courageous...

Duration:00:53:41