GA 174 | How to Foster Leadership in the Blue-Collar Workforce with Mack Story

GA 174 | How to Foster Leadership in the Blue-Collar Workforce with Mack Story

By Steven Bonacorsi

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GA 174 | How to Foster Leadership in the Blue-Collar Workforce with Mack Story

This week’s guest is consultant and speaker Mack Story. Mack talked about his experiences sharing leadership development skills with the blue-collar workforce. This is a powerful episode that really sheds light on what it means to be a leader. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Mack (5:24)
  • Mack’s background (6:16)
  • The best leader Mack has ever reported to (8:50)
  • About resistance and character (12:29)
  • How symbols indicate leadership (14:13)
  • Mack’s transition to consulting (15:47)
  • A story about leadership (19:41)
  • Mack’s next career move (21:51)
  • When and how Mack discovered “Respect for People” (23:40)
  • About blue-collar leadership (25:57)
  • An example of blue-collar leadership (28:11)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Mack (31:54)
  • The best advice Mack has ever received (34:42)
  • A project that didn’t go as planned (36:51)
  • What Mack is most proud of (41:58)
  • A knowledge or skill area Mack feels he needs to improve (44:12)
  • Mack’s final words of wisdom (47:07)

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Steven Bonacorsi

Steven Bonacorsi is the Founder of the Lean Six Sigma Group, President of ISLSS, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Steven Bonacorsi, President at the International Standard for Lean Six Sigma (ISLSS)
- Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma Methodology.
- Expert in Kaizen event for rapid project execution.
- Certified PMP (Project Management Professional)
- Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters in Computer Information Systems (MS-CIS)
- Numerous IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of Professional Business Consulting experience at the C-Level.
Executive Master Black Belt leading $ billion business transformation projects globally in multiple Industries. I am a leader who delivers results.