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The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how. We dig into design and building topics proven to positively build up people, processes, and the business of building.

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The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how. We dig into design and building topics proven to positively build up people, processes, and the business of building.

    Building with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

    Building with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

    James Pease, Executive Director - Design and Construction at UCSF Medical Center, shares his decade-plus of experiences of integrated project delivery in healthcare, more than 20 projects and counting. James is a leading expert in the setup and structure of large, complex capital projects using Lean and Integrated Project Delivery. He has a record of driving highly reliable results with projects finishing on time and on budget. James is also the Executive Editor at the https://leanipd.com website that shares information and best practices in order to further the use of Lean Construction, Integrated Project Delivery, and Building Information Modeling to ultimately improve outcomes in the Design and Construction of capital projects.YouTube video at https://youtu.be/PsK9V6XvsZoConnect with James viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamespeaseTwitter at https://twitter.com/leanipdConnect with Felipe viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipeTwitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineerInstagram at https://www.instagram.com/thefelipeengineerToday's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Respect People, Respect the Work

    Respect People, Respect the Work

    Many people start with Lean tools first, most experienced practitioners later focus deeper on Lean thinking, values, and mindset. Stan Chiu is Director of Healthcare for Gensler’s Los Angeles Practice and is a leader in Lean Design and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). Stan firsthand knows and believes in the power of respect for people and continuous improvement. His projects have been recognized for design excellence including National AIA and SCUP Honor Awards. Stan serves on professional and institutional boards including the Lean Construction Institute bringing nearly 30 years of experience in complex projects focused on the Health, Wellness and Education sectors for clients such as Sutter Health, Samsung, UHS, the University of California and the Mayo Clinic.Follow Stan on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stan-chiu-0890337/Follow Felipe on social media viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipeTwitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org/

    • 55 min
    Scrum Beyond PDCA

    Scrum Beyond PDCA

    Dr. Jeff Sutherland invented Scrum to help people make better stuff faster and have a good time doing it. Avi Schneier helps Jeff do that, specializes with Scrum outside of software, and shares how using Scrum with large firms led to the Scrum at Scale Guide for multiple teams. Avi Schneier is a Principal Consultant at Scrum Inc. responsible for international needs in the Asia Pacific region and some Fortune 500 and 200 clients in the United States. “A bad attitude and a Brooklyn accent goes a long way to get leadership to listen to you.”  Avi shares how any organization can adopt Agile and Scrum and why the framework goes beyond Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Lean Thinking.YouTube Video at https://youtu.be/XWdzyaFR97A Follow Avi on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/avi-schneier/ Follow Felipe on social media viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipeTwitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

    • 56 min
    Changing Mental Health at Work

    Changing Mental Health at Work

    Today is World Mental Health Day (10/10/2020) and The Easier, Better, for Construction Show BONUS episode is for us to see how to spot and help ourselves and others make building easier and better while improving our mental wellbeing. Michelle E. Dickinson, Author, TED Speaker, and advocate, discusses ways to decrease the mental health stigma and shame that prevents people from accessing care within the workplace along with her own personal story of perseverance and triumph. Michelle shared important tips and strategies to help us all stay mentally empowered during the current uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic.Follow Michelle on Social Media atLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-e-dickinson-7882013https://www.michelleedickinson.com/Free Chapter of my Book: http://breakingintomylife.com/excerpt/Hear Michelle with Bella Englebach and Gemma Jones on The Edges of Lean Podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/continuous-improvement-and-mental-health/id1524846544?i=1000490069960Follow Felipe on social media viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipeTwitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

    • 41 min
    Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

    Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

    Denis Stroup continues building upon nearly three decades of experience focusing on lean integrated project delivery and healthcare design. We explored how to build continuous improvement culture with owners and teams along with pivoting to overcome COVID-19 project challenges. Denis shares his passion for building and sustaining a culture that fosters a highly collaborative environment where people do their best work. We also shared some #Scrum and Last Planner System stories that enable positive collaboration, COVID challenges, and how lean helped even stubborn people change and adapt. Follow Denis on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/denis-j-stroup-0a554a41/Follow Felipe on social media viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipeTwitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

    • 1 hr
    Emotional Intelligence

    Emotional Intelligence

    Since 2000, Brent Darnell has been actively teaching #constructionindustry professionals people skills and emotional intelligence. He is a best-selling author, engineer, playwright, teacher, trainer, speaker & coach. We dive deep into how emotional intelligence impacts people and their teams along with local culture’s impact on emotional expression. Brent shares what you can do today to move towards better outcomes.  The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how.The show referenced suicide prevention link is https://preventconstructionsuicide.com/Follow Brent on social media viaLinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/brentdarnellTwitter at https://twitter.com/BrentDarnellWebsite at https://www.brentdarnell.com/shop for books, audio stuff, and apps Brent’s Tao of Emotional Intelligencehttps://www.brentdarnell.com/resources for cool, free stuffhttps://www.brentdarnell.com/online-courses try out some sample online courses with links at bottom of pageFollow Felipe on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineerToday's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

    • 1 hr 8 min

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