The boat game

Here at St Andrews Lean Consulting we love games which incorporate Lean! Today we’re going to explain why and how a boat building exercise can enforce Lean principles. All you will need is paper and teams of more than two people. The game will help emphasise and...

The 3 best Lean games every company should learn to play

Xunzi may have been the first experiential teacher… “Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand.”– Xunzi (Xun Kuang), a Confucian philosopher who lived in the third century B.C.E.* At St Andrews Lean Consulting we agree...

The snowflake game

Good afternoon readers, For those of you in the UK at the moment, or perhaps England at least, I think you will agree that it is fairly warm! We’re cooling things down a little bit today by talking about the Snowflake game.  Communicating an idea isn’t just...