We have all been involved on projects or initiatives, where the communication of information worked very well (or maybe not so much). If you were given an opportunity to provide a critique or feedback of one thing that worked well, and one thing that didn’t and that you would definitely want to change, what would […]
All of us face some kind of challenge around the projects we are working hard to complete. Some bumps in the road we are ready for and others take us off guard and jolt our project off course a bit. If you had the power to be granted three wishes to make changes to your […]
One of the leading causes of failing to define project requirements is not understanding the full range of stakeholders that have an interest in your project. Is it possible to adequately define project requirements without first identifying who the project’s stakeholders are? Tell us – What Do You Think?
Everyone has a rotating to-do list from day to day in order to keep business running smoothly. How do you make sure you get the right people to work on the right things for the amount of time you need them? What are some things you consider when drafting the best team to support your […]
Escalations are a healthy and essential part of business. As a project manager you hold folks at all levels accountable to meet the commitments they’ve made by the date provided. It’s also your job to remove constraints and resolve problems that will surface on every project and potentially harm them. This job is a confrontational discipline, what are some critical clues to be […]
Part of the challenge of being a project manager or team member is the expectation placed upon you to get work done, and done successfully. In many cases this work is often on top of your regular day-to-day activities, it is challenging and often stressful, and usually, does not go as smoothly as predicted or […]
We’ve all sat through endless, pointless meetings, with the thought of “I could be doing something productive right now!”. Meetings are a necessary function for any healthy business. If we’re making important decisions that shape our businesses, why do we fail to prepare? What Do You Think?
We’ve all seen it, projects that take on a life of their own by devouring resources, wasting time, and taking over our work place. Out of control projects seem to cause more problems than they solve. What Do You Think?
We see it all the time. Too many active projects distract from the most important goals and reduce everyone’s productivity. What Do You Think?