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Real Life Lean 003

Happy Monday lean construction family and welcome to another edition of Real Life Lean. This newsletter is intended to give construction professionals worldwide 4 quick and easy resources to grow and continue on your lean journey.

Today's Summary:

  • Lean Article - Creating Success With Trade Partners and Subcontractors

  • Lean Podcast - Henry Nutt: Bringing Respect to Craftworkers and Helping People find Their AHA Moments

  • Lean Event - Lean Construction Institute - LCI Certification Program

  • Real Life Lean - How to start 2 Second Lean

Lean Article

Trade partner vs subcontractor. Whats the difference? The article below breaks this down and explores the value of bringing trade partners on early. Total read time - 6 min.

Lean Podcast

Henry Nutt is known as a leader in the lean community and an advocate for trade partners. Episode 11 of The Lean Construction Blog Podcast explores Henry's journey into lean construction, how lean construction impacts trade partners and how he helps individuals find their AHA moment. Total listen time - 1 hour 3 minutes

Lean Event

Lean Construction Institute (LCI) has recently launched a new certificate program that is set to grow our industry. This is the first lean certification that proves know application and knowledge of lean principles. Join me in attending this event to learn more about how to obtain this certificate.

Real Life Lean - Lean practices outside of the construction world

Lean construction can be scary to implement. Where do I start? What do I do first? A lot of questions can come up when first learning about lean. I love the video below, where the legend Paul Akers talks about how to start with 2 Second Lean. Take the lessons from the video below to continue advancing on your lean journey.

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