Enthusiasm for Lean

Here is a preview of the Associated General Contractors of America Enthusiasm for Lean webinar which will be moderated by Sean Graystone and co-presented with Joanna McGuffey on May 7. The focus of our conversation will be the importance of and an approach to cultivating an enthusiastic commitment to lean practices. Even if you are […]

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Passion and Lean

What are you passionate about? I sometimes ask workshop audiences to answer that question. Answers usually include: Family Travel Sports Pets Music Cooking (and Eating) Hunting Recreation Health Life Work Note that “Family” is cited most often, by a very large margin, outpacing all other passions combined. What all of these passions have in common […]

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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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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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