Leadership and Culture in the Workshop with Nathan Leber
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Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We welcome in a young industry leader who has been a major player in the screen printing world. Nathan Leber joins us for a full ranging discussion about the changes in the industry, what leadership is all about, employee engagement and finding good employees. Nathan, Terry and Discuss the upcoming ThreadX event and just what we would like to see from our industry. We have a blast and talk about ideas and ways of doing things that can help your screen printing shop today.
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Leadership and Culture in the Workshop
Terry: We often talk about people entering this industry and never leaving. Tell us about your personal journey in garment decorating.
Aaron: We’ve been discussing a fast-changing decorating environment over the past couple of years. What industry changes are you seeing? (Customers asking for shorter runs, etc.)
Terry: I had that same old conversation yesterday with some screen printing production folks, “How do you find good employees?” I know you have some strong opinions on this.
Aaron: Management issues are a big part of our show. Talk to us about leadership on your own production floor.
Terry: Another hot topic is culture. How do you build a culture in your shop, and how do our listeners duplicate that in their own shops.
Aaron: You mentioned to us that you’ll be at ThreadX in San Diego in a few days. What are you hoping to learn and achieve there?
Nathan Leber owns Leber Design & Print that specializes in high end print-ready artwork, small print runs for local fashion lines, and helping out other shops with growing their leadership and helping solve workflow and technique issues.
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