Author Katie Anderson’s Audiobook Mistakes and What She Learned in the Process

Author Katie Anderson’s Audiobook Mistakes and What She Learned in the Process


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My guest for Episode #128 of the My Favorite Mistake podcast is Katie Anderson, a leadership coach, and the author of the book Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons from Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learning — along with the companion workbook that she published.

Katie was previously a guest with Mr. Yoshino in Episode 30 back in January 2021.

In today's episode, Katie tells her most recent “favorite mistake” story about recording and producing the audiobook version of her book. What went wrong? How did she discover the problems?

We talk about that story and other topics including:

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"Within days of the audiobook coming out, I realized that there were sections of the audiobook where the sound quality was not to my expectations..."
"... all the lessons from my book were so applicable to the experience that I was going through..."
"It's always a little anxiety provoking to share a big mistake. But I think it's really important to show that we all can make mistakes and it's okay."

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. His latest book is Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. He also published the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus. He is also a Senior Advisor and Director of Strategic Marketing with the healthcare advisory firm, Value Capture.