If you’re an agent of change at your organization and looking for help to become lean and transform your culture and practices, we’ve got many resources to help you!
There are all the resources mentioned on our “Learn What Lean Is All About” page. But since you’re looking for resources specifically to help transform your organization, we’ve highlighted some important ones you should know about below.
Lean Manufacturing Training
Our Lean 101 pages contain excellent training videos that are free for you to use at your organization. All the videos are hosted on YouTube and publically accessible. Please use them!
You will also find many Lean Tip videos in the “Video” category of our blog and hosted on YouTube. These are excellent for using in morning meetings, emphasizing lean tools and concepts, and inspiration. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel so you never miss a new video.
Learn from 2 Second Lean
We are big fans of the work and example of Paul Akers, author of 2 Second Lean. If you don’t know about him, you need to check him out. The book is free for download and audio streaming. You can also learn more about Paul at http://paulakers.net and follow him on YouTube.
2 Second Lean is an amazing model for full-employee engagement and simple implementation of lean. The book is one we recommend reading (or listening to).
For an overview of the 2 Second Lean model, learn more about it here.
If you want to transform your organization following the 2 Second Lean model, we’ve also compiled some of the very best free Internet resources on our page “Getting Started with 2 Second Lean.” Go check it out.
Visit a Lean Company Near You
There’s an amazing network of companies known as the Lean Hub at paulakers.net that can put you in contact with a lean organization near you. These are extraordinary and generous organizations that welcome visitors. Find one in your area and go see lean in person!
Join the Lean Smarts Academy
Besides all the articles, videos, podcasts, and other resources available on our website, we are building a thriving community of amazing people and organizations. Connecting with and learning from other lean maniacs is essential to your success with lean and to transform your organization. There’s no reason to go it alone.
Joining the Lean Smarts Academy also gives you access to a growing library of transformation resources that are not available anywhere else.