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Learning To Live

Chaz Okada

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Learning To Live
33 min2019 JAN 15
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Mike Vaughn, President of Vaughn Concrete Products, is a Professional Civil Engineer who works hard to provide the best precast concrete products possible. Precast concrete? May sound boring at first, but it turns out that it is used in a wide variety of places. In this interview, we discuss Mr.Vaughn's journey, struggles/successes, and he gives great advice for finding satisfaction in one's work. Click here to watch a video on Mr.Vaughn's contribution to the precast concrete industry.There are a lot of questions in this interview, so here are notable timestamps:00:00 — Introduction2:10 — Interview start3:42 — What is precast concrete?5:54 — Benefits of being an engineer9:10 — Advice for aspiring engineers14:09 — Importance of building relationships and a little story18:45 — Solving challenges with labor...and some great advice!25:30 — Mutually beneficial relationshipsTL;DL: at 30:18, I give my thoughts/takeaways on the interview!Connect with me! (links)chazokada.comFacebookTwitterInstagramPleases share, rate, and review the podcast too :)