Enthusiasm for Lean Webinar on May 7

Along with Joanna McGuffey of Unconventional Works LLC, I will be presenting a webinar for The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Lean Forum addressing Enthusiasm for Lean. For many lean leaders and coaches a primary concern is obtaining the full engagement of everyone on a project team in lean practices. Despite best efforts at […]

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Target Value Delivery Webinar on June 4

Susan Reinhardt and I will be presenting a webinar for the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) addressing Target Value Delivery: Leveraging Builder Expertise to Deliver a Better Building. GBCA is the Philadelphia chapter of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). This webinar will focus on Target Value Delivery from a builder’s perspective. It will […]

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Exponential Leadership – a Key to Successful Projects

Successful execution of any project relies on the work of leaders at every level. This is true whether you are the foreman who coordinates the work of your crew, the superintendent who ensures that all trades work together, the project manager who deals with the slew of companies that must behave as one, the designer […]

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Is Lean Thinking Art or Science? Yes – A Post by John Shook

John Shook, Executive Chairman of the Lean Enterprise Institute wrote a thoughtful post commenting on the issues raised by Lean Conversations, the book I wrote reporting insights on lean provided by a group of artists. His post begins… “Practice the art, respect the science.” – Jester King Has the body of thought and practice known […]

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Enthusiasm for Lean Webinar

For many lean leaders and coaches a primary concern is obtaining the full engagement of everyone on a project team in lean practices. Despite best efforts at directing people toward lean behaviors universal lean buy-in is hard to achieve. That is because the traditional way of implementing lean practices fails to tap the holistic aspects […]

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