Master The 3 Things That Matter Most

for creating and sustaining a lean culture.

Eliminate Waste

Achieve massive improvements to quality, cost, and delivery by eliminating the seven deadly wastes of lean!

Eliminate Waste

Control Your Environment

Obtain peak performance, discipline, and morale provided by 5S practices.


Standardize Everything

Develop respect, scientific thinking, and continuous improvement that sticks through the use of standardization.

Make Your Management Team

a force to be reckoned with.

  • Focus on actions that produce results

    Put an end to lean confusion and focus on time-tested continuous improvement concepts based on the Toyota Production System (TPS).

  • Make your managers the experts

    Make every manager, supervisor, and team leader into a lean expert and arm them with formidable training resources!

  • Effectively engage all associates

    Make world-class lean principles accessible to all audiences on-demand and anywhere with an internet connection.

Get Everyone Converted

(I know how hard it is to get buy-in!)

Fun and simplicity are supreme values at Lean Smarts! Every video I make is designed to make management effective and gain massive front-line employee engagement.

It's why Lean Smarts so often receives praise like the following:

"The videos are great! Short and easy to understand. Perfect for all people wanting to learn lean."

"Love your practical training style. I like how you keep it simple for all levels of a business."

"I have found your videos to be very relatable, very simple, funny and short. All of which makes them a joy to use in training."

"Your videos have really helped give our employees (over 150 so far) the perspective we needed."

Lean Starter Membership Courses

5S Productivity

Teach all five practices of 5S to improve housekeeping and morale while eliminating waste and making abnormalities visible. Finally get control over your environment and create a new culture of respect and discipline.

The 7 Wastes of Lean

Learn all seven types of waste with thorough examples and illustrations. Go to war on waste!

Kaizen Best Practices

Train all team members in effective continuous improvement skills to yield the highest quality, lowest cost, and prompt delivery. Discover what kaizen is all about, the role of waste elimination, 5S, and standardization, and the importance of scientific thinking.
Kaizen Best Practices

Standardization & Standard Work

Learn to love and leverage standardization as a basis for continuous improvement. Sustain your achievements and make best performance repeatable and easy. Without standards, there can be no kaizen!
Standardization & Standard Work

Additional Training Courses

Enroll and get access to 5S Productivity (Home Edition), The 7 Wastes of Lean (Home Edition), and my original Lean Mini-Course.

What's inside the Lean Starter membership...

  • My exclusive collection of 5S Productivity, the 7 Wastes of Lean, Kaizen Best Practices, and Standardization.

  • 180+ minutes (34 videos) of Lean Smarts training found nowhere else online!

  • 90+ minutes (42 videos) of curated YouTube videos to enrich training topics.

  • All my legacy training courses (5S Productivity Home Edition, The 7 Wastes of Lean Home Edition, Lean Mini-Course)

Ways to Use this Membership

In your daily stand up meeting

Play videos on-demand in your standup meeting one or two times a week. Videos are 3-7 minutes long and perfect for bite-sized education and on-going reinforcement. Do this consistently over time and build a raging lean culture!

In scheduled training events

Add some excitement to your scheduled training events! Either pick and choose which videos to use, or adopt each video collection as a start-to-finish training curriculum.

In kaizen events

Prepare all participants in a kaizen event via pre-event training focused on the topics of your choosing. Many kaizen events make use of 5S, waste elimination, standardization, and kaizen best-practices, which are all included in your membership!

For new hire training

Jumpstart every new hire's lean comprehension by educating them with my training curriculum. Help them acclimate to your lean culture quickly and effectively!

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Pricing options

Access the Lean Starter Membership via a monthly or annual subscription!

Other Membership Options

The Maniac Membership

The Starter Membership plus everything else!

Take your education further by deep-diving into advanced lean topics including my Fundamentals of Lean and lean tours of successful organizations. Membership contents: 5S Productivity, The 7 Wastes of Lean, Kaizen Best Practices, Standardization, The Fundamentals of Lean, Experiencing Lean at Xylem Design .

The Enterprise Membership

Learning Management System (LMS) integration.

Gain the ability to integrate all Lean Smarts videos into your learning management system (LMS).