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Nicolas Chartier

Nicolas Chartier

Founder and CEO, Aramisauto.com

Nicolas is founder and CEO of Aramisauto.com a hyper growth digital company that transforms the car purchase experience. He started writing with Michael Ballé to get clarity on his learning experience of lean leadership in day-to-day management. He is one of six lean experts who are co-authors of the book The Lean Sensei.

Articles by Nicolas Chartier
How A3 Presentations Help Us Build Teamwork
CEO Nicolas Chartier shares a huge benefit of regular use of A3 among his team: "You realize as a CEO that you’re more useful as organizing conditions for teamwork than being the one who knows everything and decides everything. Teamwork cannot be done without you, knowledge and decision can be done without you.  " More »
What Is Your Leadership Model?
In this reflection based on his work as CEO Lean is a leadership model: for more than 60 years now it has been developed, analyzed, tested, adapted; largely by Toyota but also by many others, copying, adding, evolving. More »
Feeling the Gemba Magic
After months of work at the gemba with his factory manager helping line workers grapple with problems, CEO Nicolas Chartier realized the true source of the recurring problems: himself. More »
Go and See: Where The Magic Is
To reconnect with the reality of your business, go to the gemba, advises CEO Nicolas Chartier of Aramisauto. But to really experience the magic that happens, be sure to ask your people to display and visualize their flow, and you will discover unexpected opportunities for growth. More »
Books by Nicolas Chartier
The Lean Sensei (eBook) The Lean Sensei (eBook)
The Lean Sensei provides both a conceptual and hands-on toolkit for developing lean leaders—and becoming one yourself. It will challenge you to reflect on how you coach; share mindful questions that improve your awareness of what to look for; and keep both you and your students focused on the signs, symptoms, and syndromes that can slow your lean success. More »
The Lean Sensei The Lean Sensei
The Lean Sensei provides both a conceptual and hands-on toolkit for developing lean leaders—and becoming one yourself. It will challenge you to reflect on how you coach; share mindful questions that improve your awareness of what to look for; and keep both you and your students focused on the signs, symptoms, and syndromes that can slow your lean success. More »