In this episode, Hoots discovers who James Bouton is! James tells us about all of his girls and his mission to bring compassion into the world. He tells us all about his lean journey and experience working with a Japanese based General Contractor.
The conversation lightly touches on mental health and death by suicide. Brace yourself as Hoots gets on his soap box when it comes to Percent Plan Complete! Fair warning, there are some personal statements made in this podcast!
James also discussed his experience with Jason Schroeder’s recent boot camp!
Hoots and Bouton talk about the Savannah Bananas and how they’re bringing a lean mindset to the game of baseball. Flipping the focus to flow efficiency over resource efficiency. Using a fans first mindset, something we should all strive for!
James shouts out his family in people he wants to recognize! He talks about his favorite song to dance to on the project site and his way of winning the workers! He is making some serious changes in worker expectations as a project leader in Savannah, GA! Even hugging trade workers on site!!
James drops the concept of the happy tree on us! The point where you drop off all of your problems and issues before you get to the home!
ABOUT HOOTS ON THE GROUND PODCAST:
The Lean Builder’s absolutely, positively NO bullshido podcast. Join Host Adam Hoots and his guests as they dig deep into the topics that are relevant to those of us who “get it”: the men and women with the dirty boots, the ones who work in the field, doing the hands-on business of construction each day. Listen in as we keep it real while stories from the trenches are shared along with lessons learned and some laughter along the way.
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