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A Quick Course on Lean

Steve Blank

Over the weekend I got asked the best way to teach students the principles of Lean via Zoom. Here’s what I suggested they offer their students: Lean in Context. The Harvard Business Review Article “Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything” ties the pieces together here. No Business Plan Survives First Contact With Customers.

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Save the Date! the 5th Lean Innovation Educators Summit

Steve Blank

SAVE THE DATE for the 5th Lean Innovation Educators Summit on The Role of Educators and the University in Building Sustainable and Innovative Ecosystems February 3rd, 2022 from 1 to 4pm EST, 10 to 1pm PST Join me, Jerry Engel, Pete Newell, and Steve Weinstein as well as educators from universities around the world for this upcoming event.

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The 6th Lean Innovation Educators Summit – Education and Innovation in the Age of Chaos and Disruption

Steve Blank

Join Jerry Engel , Pete Newell , and Steve Weinstein for the sixth edition of the Lean Innovation Educators Summit December 14, 1-4 pm Eastern Time, 10 am-1 pm Pacific Time. Register here and learn more on our website : We look forward to gathering as a community of educators to shape the future of Lean Innovation Education.

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How to Make Your Lean Startup Work With Almost No Money


Whatever the case, you’ll need to make some big sacrifices and strategic managerial decisions if you want this lean startup budget to work — and it’s definitely possible. If you take your lean startup remote, forgoing a physical office space entirely, you can cut multiple different costs simultaneously. Negotiate the lease.

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Is the Lean Startup Dead?

Steve Blank

It’s the antithesis of the Lean Startup. The Rise of the Lean Startup. The idea of the Lean Startup was built on top of the rubble of the 2000 Dot-Com crash. Lean started from the observation that you cannot ask a question that you have no words for. But NewTV doesn’t plan on testing these hypotheses. And it may work.

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4 Tips For Lean Business Growth


Growing a business the lean way requires purpose and intention. The post 4 Tips For Lean Business Growth appeared first on Young Upstarts. Here are 4 tips to get things moving in a positive direction.

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How to Lose Your Business Weight Through Lean Thinking

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Interestingly, this weight loss journey is similar to the entrepreneur’s strategy for building and growing a lean business. So, What Exactly Is the Lean Method? Lean thinking begins with our vision. Fortunately, and perhaps luckily, failure is an acceptable and essential component of the lean methodology.

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