2018 Leadership Experience – Conversations for Leadership Featuring a Tour of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Facility

We are excited to announce the dates for the 2018 LeanProject Leadership Experience to be held February 28 and March 1, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky, at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort. This year’s Leadership Experience will focus on understanding language as an important part of who we are as leaders and as members of teams. Klaus Lemke, Jason […]

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Effective Listening for Leaders

This is part of a series of blog posts based on Language Action and how it applies to the project environment, and is based on the teachings of Fernando Flores and Chauncey Bell.  I have been a student of Fernando Flores in his Dwelling Program for the past year, and have been working and learning […]

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Respect for People; a Leadership Concept or Behavior?

One of the two pillars of the Toyota Way and central to lean culture, respect for people is often misunderstood by outsiders. Many think that respect is only about listening to peoples’ ideas, empowering them to have a say in how the work should be done, and creating personal autonomy in the workplace. These concepts […]

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LeanProject Offering a Boston Area Lean Design and Construction Workshop

Making the Last Planner® System Work on your Next Project: What We’ve Learned from Two Decades of Practice – Thursday, October 5, 2017, Waltham, Massachusetts Tom Richert and John Draper will be presenting this full-day workshop, drawing up on their observations using and coaching teams using the Last Planner System these past two decades. This experience […]

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