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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Exponential Leadership – a Key to Successful Projects

Successful execution of any project relies on the work of leaders at every level. This is true whether you are the foreman who coordinates the work of your crew, the superintendent who ensures that all trades work together, the project manager who deals with the slew of companies that must behave as one, the designer […]

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