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Ricardo Viana Vargas

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Passionate about transforming ideas into action, Ricardo Vargas is a chief advocate in the project economy. Specializing in implementing innovative global initiatives, capital projects and product development, Ricardo has directed dozens of projects across industries and continents, managing more than $20 billion in global initiatives over the past 25 years.

Ricardo shares his expertise with millions of professionals around the globe through his “5 Minutes Podcast,” which he’s hosted since 2007. He has written 15 books on project management, risk and crisis management, and transformation, which have been translated into six languages and sold more than half a million copies. His influence on the sector was affirmed when he became the first L
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How to Get to the Root of a Problem Using the 5 Whys Technique

In this week's episode, Ricardo explains the 5 Whys technique to help you identify the root cause of an event, a specific risk, or even support your decision-making process.

The technique, although simple, has nuances that allow you to be more effective and expand its range of uses beyond what was proposed by its creator, the founder of Toyota in the 1930s.

Ricardo shows how to use 5 Whys in measuri

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Great approach from Vince on what a true leader is. I personally loved the first topic: Leadership is a decision. it is your decision to lead.

Very well written and prepared.
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Great work from Adam Grant. I love the way he writes and his approach of challenging yourself on what you believe it is true.
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Whitney explains brilliantly how we can disrupt ourselves to move forward in life professionally and personally.
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Great work from Alex. Impressive content and excellent visual.
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A great book to learn small habits that can change your life.
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