Seven Skills of a Lean Leader

“Does your company really matter?” he asked the audience. Would customers suffer a loss if your doors closed? For most companies, the answer likely is “no,” he said. Recognizing that, companies must set the bar high, providing value to customers in a way that is uniquely their own. Ariens’ unique path to astounding its customers […]

To Learn or to Execute?

If you’ve ever been in a corporate training session, chances are you’ve noticed fellow project managers coming in late, or not at all. The excuse is often, “There is so much pressure on the project that it’s very difficult to make time for training.” In my experience, project managers who choose work over training often expect […]