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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Target Value Delivery Webinar on June 4

Susan Reinhardt and I will be presenting a webinar for the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) addressing Target Value Delivery: Leveraging Builder Expertise to Deliver a Better Building. GBCA is the Philadelphia chapter of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). This webinar will focus on Target Value Delivery from a builder’s perspective. It will […]

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