Pulled in Many Directions

2019-10-22T08:44:42-05:00

This year’s opening keynote speaker at the LCI Congress in Fort Worth was Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism. He displayed the image on the left to illustrate the distinction between ...

Pulled in Many Directions2019-10-22T08:44:42-05:00

Overcoming Design and Planning Challenges Begins with Culture

2019-09-12T13:58:55-05:00

  Bryan Wahl of Bostwick Design Partnership, Rocco Gallo of Karpinski Engineering, and I will be discussing the importance of culture in a presentation at the Lean Construction Institute Congress ...

Overcoming Design and Planning Challenges Begins with Culture2019-09-12T13:58:55-05:00

Are You Really on a Lean Journey?

2019-08-23T12:42:51-05:00

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 ...

Are You Really on a Lean Journey?2019-08-23T12:42:51-05:00

#Lean Leadership: Reluctance, Stumbling and Embracing the B Player

2017-04-12T14:55:58-05:00

A project team we are working with recently addressed two concerns related the to adoption of new Lean behaviors. Reluctance of some on the team to embrace Lean practices and behaviors. People will stumble, ...

#Lean Leadership: Reluctance, Stumbling and Embracing the B Player2017-04-12T14:55:58-05:00

Last Planner® System Rule 1

2017-03-21T15:05:44-05:00

“Keep all plans, at every level of detail, in public view at all times.” This rule is one of twelve that comes from the Current Process Benchmark for the Last ...

Last Planner® System Rule 12017-03-21T15:05:44-05:00

Pull Planning and Pull Planning for Flow

2017-03-14T15:05:49-05:00

A common question during and following pull planning sessions is “why can’t we just plan from the beginning of the work like we usually do?” It’s an important question, and ...

Pull Planning and Pull Planning for Flow2017-03-14T15:05:49-05:00