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Resources to jumpstart your lean efforts.

Your lean journey will be long.

We're here to help you start it with just the right tools.

Unlike our site name implies, your lean journey will take a while - especially to get it going.

But we'll help you get going sooner with a few basic lean training tools to help you jump right in.

We offer start-up and intermediate level products. Not all tools will fit your needs but they all will lead you to ideas that improve your lean efforts and company operations.

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Launching pad for those interested in a lean manufacturing makeover. Ideas, tips, tools, blog, templates and other resources to get your lean journey started.

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If you’ve ever read a book or watched a documentary about Mount Everest, you’re probably familiar with the role of Sherpas. Adventurers hire these local experts not just to help carry their gear up the mountain, but to prepare the route, guide them along the way, and offer encouragement and advice.

For organizations undergoing a Lean transformation, there is often a similar role—the Change Agent. These highly trained experts play a vital role in supporting both the technical and the cultural realignment that is necessary for an organization to truly embrace Lean thinking. Even in the smoothest of Lean transformations there can be confusion and even conflict, and an experienced Change Agent can play a vital role in creating clarity and keeping teams moving forward.