Carlos Venegas

You are meant to be a leader, but things keep getting in the way.

You want more productivity, quality, and engagement from your team, so you can deliver on your mission.

You are meant to be a leader, but things keep getting in the way.

You want more productivity, quality, and engagement from your team, so you can deliver on your mission.

Carlos Venegas is a mentor and trusted advisor to leaders, and a published author. He is an expert in leading change and managing resistance with emotional intelligence.

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Featured Clients

How to Work with Carlos to
Develop Your Leadership

Carlos works in these key areas:

Productivity & Engagement

Build front-line leadership skills to get more done with less effort, better quality, and more engagement.

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Lean EQ

Develop leadership skills to lead change, manage resistance, and foster productive work relationships.

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Lean Workshops

Sometimes a big problem needs special attention. Carlos will facilitate your team as they solve key process and team problems.

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If we had not met Carlos from OfficeRocket, we probably would not be in business today.

Jimmy Frech
Entrepreneur at Mental Case

Carlos delivers Lean concepts so well that people want to be a part of the project
and they embrace serious change with enthusiasm.

A Government Client

If we had not done the process improvement work with Carlos, we would not have survived the recession.

CEO of an Entertainment Company

I know you will enjoy working with Carlos—and FYI, he has a great sense of humor and a super creative mind.

A Government Client

Carlos’s Approach

  • Simplify what’s complicated.
  • Build engagement.
  • Lead with respect.

Latest Articles

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Lean EQ: Why people resist Lean — and what to do about it

As a leader driving change, you will encounter resistance. In a survey conducted by the Lean Enterprise Institute, respondents overwhelmingly listed resistance as the biggest obstacle to implementing and sustaining Lean.1 Three of the top four obstacles listed were middle management resistance, employee resistance, and supervisor resistance. In short—resistance. Why … Read More

SimplifyWork: Leadership Development with Measurable Results

SimplifyWork is a 12-week leadership development program that uses team-focused learning to address real world problems: leading process improvements and increasing engagement.  Read More

How to Avoid a Lean Workshop Disaster: 5 Critical Success Factors

This Lean workshop was a DISASTER. It was a tragically painful Lean office workshop I observed as a Lean trainee over 25 years ago. It was the second of four Lean workshops that I was required to observe for my Lean certification. Read More