Remote Learning Programs from LeanProject

For the past two years LeanProject has been providing online video learning and coaching through its Building Better Leaders program. We’ve now added two additional programs that provide an opportunity to learn and practice leadership skills while developing new relationships with people in different markets. Essential Conversations℠ for Project Success: In our current environment the ability […]

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Reaching a Lean Transformation Tipping Point

This is the time of year when I start to get cabin fever. I love winters in Minnesota – even the process of bundling up to go for a walk in below-zero temperatures provides a certain satisfaction for me. Yet, there is nothing like a couple warm sunny days to get me thinking about spring. […]

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Book Review: The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth

  The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth by Christopher Alexander with HansJoachim Neis and Maggie Moore Alexander This book is presented as a revolutionary vision of the human environment, proposing that ultimately people will approach the built environment as understood to be a necessary part of our emotional and social life. […]

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What is a Project Culture?

Culture is the shared identity among all the members of a group. Just as the word identity can define who an individual is in terms of their values, beliefs, and practices in addition to their physical characteristics, the word can apply to groups. In this context the word ‘group’ refers to those people who work together regularly, […]

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The Right Start for Your Lean Construction Journey

I got to start off the new year doing one of my favorite things – helping a new client get their lean construction journey started with a bang! I worked with Susan Reinhardt last week to provide our two-day “Intro to Lean and Last Planner® System” bootcamp for the leading regional builder in central Illinois. […]

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