Are You Really on a Lean Journey?

In 1872 Reno-based tailor Jacob Davis developed a method for reinforcing stress-points on pants, such as at pocket corners. He partnered with San Franciscan Levi Strauss to patent an “Improvement in Fastening Pocket-Openings” in 1873. The jeans Levi Strauss & Co. sold following the patent were worn by farmers, cattle ranchers and hands, factory workers, […]

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Courageous Leadership

Along with the strategic and tactical elements of implementing lean practices such as the Last Planner® System, Choosing-by-Advantages, and A3 Problem Solving, LeanProject also focuses on helping people strengthening the leadership capabilities needed for shared responsibility and collaborative work. One leadership offering we provide is Courageous Leadership, a two-day workshop we recently delivered in Boston. […]

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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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