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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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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