Lean Principle - 2 Second Lean and Paul Akers

2 Second Lean heavily resonates with the crafts people and field supervisors in construction companies.

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Reading List: Identification and Elimination of Waste. Book: 2 Second Lean by Paul A. Akers.

It is a great tool to use to start changing your culture and making major improvements to your entire value stream and improving productivity.   


Improving labor productivity on construction projects


Labor Productivity
Field labor is the often the biggest variable on a construction project - making it the biggest risk and opportunity....

Labor Productivity
Field labor is the often the biggest variable on a construction project - making it the biggest risk and opportunity....

Change Tracking Log & Management
Great change management starts with a good tracking system. The far more important part of change management is the rigorous review process at least 2X monthly with your PMs that will limit your risk, increase your opportunities, and train your team.
Cash Flow and the 5Cs of Credit - Capacity
The 3rd of the 5Cs of Credit is how much capacity your business has to profitably build the projects, ensuring payback of the loan or minimal risk in the case of insurance or bonding.
Valuation Math - Growth Pays
All other factors being equal, a contractor that can accelerate growth after the purchase will -- in most cases -- be able to pay for the business quicker.