Lean as a Superhero?
What people often think Lean is — a superhero there to “save them” or to “make them Lean.”
As illustrated below:
How people should really view Lean:
The asterisk text reads “warning: requires effort and leadership (not a silver bullet).”
Superman might have been “faster than a speeding bullet,” but Lean is no “silver bullet.” Lean is an amazingly powerful methodology… but only if you're willing to work at it and provide quite a bit of leadership.
(Illustrations copyright Mark Graban, photo purchased from iStockPhoto.com)