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Leading, Learning, and Lessons from 2020

In this week's podcast, hosts Jason Zenger, Jim Carr, and Nick Goellner share the new leadership principles and processes they adopted during 2020 to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how other manufacturing leaders can benefit by doing similar.

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  • 0:00 | Nick tells the metalworking nation about Xometry's quoting process.
  • 6:20 | The hosts share recent manufacturing news, plus Nick has his own special announcement
  • 13:20 | Jason explains how he focused on growing his company's core values in 2020
  • 16:15 | Jim discusses the new implementations he made at CARR this year
  • 18:30 | Jason recounts how he increased communication between his employees
  • 21:25 | The hosts chat with Tom Kurfess of Oak Ridge National Laboratory about IMTS Spark
  • 28:50 | Nick describes how his leadership team implemented new Lean practices and playbooks
  • 33:09 | Jim shares the added business responsibilities he felt due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 35:00 | Jason gives details on his experience of testing positive for COVID-19
  • 42:05 | Jim and Jason discuss how you can rate vendors with ProShop ERP

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