The Lean Project Manager
Doing more with less
Table of Content
A lean history of Lean
But for Heaven's sake, what does the customer want?
Yes, it is Lean!
Project Management vs. Project Manager
It is all about people
This is a Lean, Lean world...
The value of a project manager
The lazy project manager...
The three customers
The Lean PM
LPM technical skills
Pre-project: The business side of projects
Setting up an Andon cord: The project governance
“Time spent on building governance is never wasted.”
The good start
Principle One: No Meetings
How much documentation?
Principle Two: Adapt the method
Principle Three: Use and abuse of checklists!
Principle Four: Measure well
Principle Five: Pull reporting
This is the end, my friend.
Principle Six: Fail (and learn about it)
Celebrate success and failure
So now what?
LPM Soft skills
The House of Soft Skills (or the House of Lean Leadership)
The House of Lean Leadership: the base
The power of attitude
Tips for improving your communication
How to lean the communication?
Organizational & political savvy
Influence & Negotiation
Negotiation: a pie story, with lions and foxes
Organizations and maturity
“There is not a greater waste than a useless project correctly executed.”
The Lean PM principles
The house of soft skills