Lean For Startups

You know that Lean Startup techniques have helped your company move forward, and you know your competitors are successfully using those same techniques. These tools will show you how to stay ahead of the competition by helping you become effective at balancing operating your company while you explore your way to a business that works and scales.

Company DNA

The Company DNA worksheet creates coherent behaviors, decisions and a sense of purpose for founders and employees. Doing so will help your team to operate cohesively as you pursue your goals.

Lean Canvas

The Lean Canvas, created by Ash Maurya, is a powerful way to maintain a shared understanding of the essence of your business.

Impact and Uncertainty

The Impact and Uncertainty exercise allows you to surface key risks and unknowns and take focused action to reduce them.


The Strategy worksheet helps you reflect on your learnings from the past month, turn those learnings into action and set key objectives that will move your business forward.

Work Management

A Lean work management system allows you to do more of the right work faster by visualizing and optimizing the flow work in your company.

Effective Meetings

Create Meetings That Don’t Suck Most of us hate meetings, because the typical meeting is a poorly organized waste of time. It doesn’t have to be this way! With a little preparation and a light structure, you can have very effective meetings.

Download Worksheets

Download a PDF version of the worksheets used in the Lean For Startups techniques.