RR 180: Jorge Menchu from AES Wave and Industry Instructor

Jorge Menchu grew up in Kansas City, MO. At an early age, his go-cart brought upon his passion for loving cars and mechanics. This in turn developed a passion for learning.

When it started.
His learning techniques have been with him since seventh grade when he discovered and then understood patterns. He credits Leonardo Da Vinci for that gift.

Focus on learning.
Jorge’s goal is to help young folks to realize their own success and failure. As he developed his learning strategy, he realized that schools never teach the techniques of learning.

Where have you seen Jorge.
He’s taught at AAPEX and Vision just to name a few venues. Many technicians have either seen Jorge in person or on video. Many who have seen his colored wiring diagrams and teachings in electrical circuits have made great strides in their diagnostic skills.

AES Wave.
Jorge is President of AES WAVE.com.

Legacy.
Jorge Menchu has a very large Google listing. If you want to partake in some of Jorge’s training, you’ll find some You Tube video’s for your reference.  He has worked with peers throughout the industry like Pete Meier, Scott Brown and John Thornton.

The episode highlight is Jorge’s three pathways to learning. These fundamentals can change your ability to learn and understand. They are:

  • Self-Awareness
  • Learning Awareness
  • Building a Structure of Knowledge

Jorge explains the key to being an expert in your field. He also talks about:

  • How we make ourselves smarter.
  • That everything we do in the automotive realm is all about ‘mechanics’.
  • Simplicity: It’s not just how something works, but it is how EVERYTHING works.
  • That you need to become your own best trainer.

An Italian Polymath.
Leonardo Da Vinci inspired him and he speaks about simplicity and how everything works in a process. Also learn about his famous DAD who was a virologist and helped change the world.

The beauty of this episode being evergreen and always there for you.
This may require multiple listens because there is so much to learn. Don’t forget you can download the episode on your computer or a jump drive for later consumption.

AES Wave Website

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About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast; the only one of its type in the automotive aftermarket. Carm calls on his 35 years’ experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

Listen to raw, unfiltered, honest, and sincere stories that include insights, trends, best practices and expertise. Each interview brings an opportunity to learn one new thing through the stories of personal achievement. Many podcast guests tell their story of transformation from working in their business to working on it.

As host, Carm uses his enthusiasm and passion for the aftermarket especially the service sector to take his listeners on a journey showcasing successful service professionals’ path to Remarkable Results. He also enjoys interviews with aftermarket industry thought leaders who bring their industry perspectives to his listener.