Keynote by special guest

location_city Melbourne schedule Jun 30th 09:00 - 10:00 AM place ATC 101 people 131 Interested

Norman Bodek's mission is to teach managers how to teach their employees how to be successful in life and also to teach teachers how to teach their students how to be successful in life. 

Takashi Harada, a track and field coach, in Osaka, Japan developed a new methodology to lead underachievers to become winners. His students won 13 gold medals, best in all of Japan, and the school went from the worst to the best out of 380 schools. HIs methodology has been taught to over 60,000 people. Shohei Otani a student at high school and also followed the Harada Method, setting a goal to pitch in the Japanese baseball major leagues. He also set a goal to pitch at 99 miles an hour. He attained his goals and was selected into the majors. After just three years, he was Japan's best pitcher, throwing at 103 miles per hour, selected as most valuable player and rumored that the New York Yankees were willing to pay 20 million dollars to get him. The Harada Method might not get you into the major leagues but it will surely help you rise to your maximum capabilities. You can be a hero of your own life when you can learn how to set goals and how to attain them.

Norman Bodek has co-authored a book with Mr. Harada titled The Harada Method - the Spirit of Self-reliance. Self-reliance allows people to operate at their highest level of skill.

Norman played a prime role in introducing Lean to the West. He started with Vern Buehler the Shingo Prize and is a Shingo Prize winner. He was a frequent keynote speaker on Quick and Kaizen, Lean manufacturing and the Harada Method. He has written hundreds of articles; and when he owned Productivity Press he published a 100 Japanese management books in English, over 250 published books on productivity and quality, and has written seven books including his How to Do Kaizen and the Harada Method.


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