Lean Gratitude


For people unfamiliar or vaguely family with the term “lean,” the word is used to express a dynamic approach to work that seeks to continuously create more value with less ...

Lean Gratitude2018-11-21T12:00:27-06:00

Skills for Effective Leadership: Listening


Walk through any bookstore today (if you can find one) or search Amazon for books on leadership and you will find thousands of books devoted to leadership and management.  Many ...

Skills for Effective Leadership: Listening2018-11-20T08:55:41-06:00

Better Building Distributed at the LCI Congress in Orlando


It’s been a few weeks since Better Building was distributed at the LCI Congress in Orlando. Thanks to everyone who reached out with their positive feedback. I’m so excited that ...

Better Building Distributed at the LCI Congress in Orlando2018-11-15T08:52:34-06:00

Is it Time to Drop the Percent Plan Complete Metric?


I know. Blasphemy! The subject arose during a recent coaching session. Like many project teams, this one was diligently tracking their weekly Percent Plan Complete (PPC). And like many project ...

Is it Time to Drop the Percent Plan Complete Metric?2018-11-13T08:45:24-06:00

Project Teams Working Together


The annual LCI conference in Orlando was, as usual, a real learning experience - especially the training days. I personally started out on Monday attending Rex Miller’s full-day workshop on ...

Project Teams Working Together2018-10-24T10:00:39-05:00

Lean Practices Require Authenticity


There were many lessons at the recent Lean Construction Institute Congress in Orlando. Thank you to all the presenters who discussed what they have been learning, and to the participants ...

Lean Practices Require Authenticity2018-10-24T10:00:06-05:00

The Last Planner® System During Design


The Last Planner System (LPS) has helped the construction community, with its focus on building assembly, make better use of manpower and resources to produce high-quality projects on time and ...

The Last Planner® System During Design2018-09-25T10:00:53-05:00

Building Better Leaders Program Announcement


LeanProject Academy is excited to announce the launch of our Building Better Leaders program. Building Better Leaders is a rigorous six-month program designed to quickly build leadership competency for leaders ...

Building Better Leaders Program Announcement2018-09-25T10:00:15-05:00

Better Building


In the building industry, owners, contractors and designers can find it difficult to get lean thinking to take root. The challenges of temporary teams, customized workflow, and lots of variability ...

Better Building2018-09-25T10:00:02-05:00