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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Knowledge is Not Capability

The feline in the photo is my daughter’s cat. The cat is reaching for the door knob because she has learned through observation that humans in house can open doors by doing something to that knob. But when she places her paws on either side of the knob nothing happens. Her paws cannot grasp the […]

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Did You Really Get a Commitment?

Part of our coaching with project teams, organizations and individual leaders is teaching the practice of making and receiving reliable commitments. This single concept underlies most successful Last Planner® System Implementations, IPD projects, and organizational transformations. Without reliable commitments, these efforts often struggle and fade over time. When just one individual learns to make (and […]

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