Lean thinking in 50 shades of gray

Get Tips to Improve Your Management Skills in the #SmartManagement Twitter Q&A

What’s the secret to leading an effective team? There’s no shortage of managers, and those on their way to becoming managers, who want to know how to improve their management skills. In our 20+ years of business, we’ve learned a lot about management styles and skills. That’s why we’re hosting the Smart Management Twitter Q&A […]

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Lean Startup Success: The Forbes Interview of SmartDraw CEO Paul Stannard

Back in 1994, Lean wasn’t actually a thing. In fact, the Internet was barely a thing. But that’s when Paul Stannard founded SmartDraw—and without even realizing it at the time, he had launched a Lean Startup. Was SmartDraw the first example of lean startup success? That is probably a stretch. But there’s no question the […]

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SmartDraw FAQ: Fantastic Awesome Questions | SmartDraw Mailbag

Our SmartDraw mailbag feature was quite popular the first time we did it, so I’m going to dig into it again. Our customers ask some pretty terrific questions. I hope you find our answers, along with several tips and tricks, equally terrific. Let’s get right to it. I am a beginner and need guidance with […]

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