Building High-Performing Teams

2020-07-28T15:01:16-05:00

A project is a project. Traditionally, LeanProject has focused its efforts on helping construction and design projects get better. We have worked with some of the largest owners in the ...

Building High-Performing Teams2020-07-28T15:01:16-05:00

Effective Listening for Leaders

2018-01-03T14:06:46-06:00

This is part of a series of blog posts based on Language Action and how it applies to the project environment, and is based on the teachings of Fernando Flores ...

Effective Listening for Leaders2018-01-03T14:06:46-06:00

Respect for People; a Leadership Concept or Behavior?

2018-01-03T14:05:41-06:00

One of the two pillars of the Toyota Way and central to lean culture, respect for people is often misunderstood by outsiders. Many think that respect is only about listening ...

Respect for People; a Leadership Concept or Behavior?2018-01-03T14:05:41-06:00

Use Social Cues to Improve Team Performance

2017-05-18T09:22:58-05:00

I was delighted by this sight while walking in my Minneapolis neighborhood the other day. Three dog trainers each with a group of 10-15 dogs marching happily together around the ...

Use Social Cues to Improve Team Performance2017-05-18T09:22:58-05:00

The Seven Basics of Construction Site Lean Observation Walks

2017-02-28T15:05:58-06:00

Commonly known as Gemba walks, Lean observation walks are important opportunities for learning for superintendents, construction management and administrative staff, construction executives, architects, engineers, and owners. If you are not ...

The Seven Basics of Construction Site Lean Observation Walks2017-02-28T15:05:58-06:00

3 Simple Rules for Effective Pull Planning

2016-12-15T11:31:18-06:00

As part of the Last Planner® System, pull planning is a great technique for planning collaboratively.  We've used it effectively for everything from master planning and design through commissioning and ...

3 Simple Rules for Effective Pull Planning2016-12-15T11:31:18-06:00

Are You Measuring Tasks Made Ready (TMR)?

2016-12-15T11:30:17-06:00

You are measuring Percent Plan Complete (PPC) on your Last Planner® project, satisfied that the team is trending upward and that you are learning from plan failures. Is it possible ...

Are You Measuring Tasks Made Ready (TMR)?2016-12-15T11:30:17-06:00