"We have terrible communication around here!" "This place is screwed up! I never know what's going on!" I regularly hear from project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders that their biggest problems with delivery come down to communication. Could it be that poor communication is the single biggest factor to tanking projects? A wise mentor once... Continue Reading →
One of the Least Expensive But Highly Effective Ways to Build Relationships
You return home from a job interview. Or from a lunch with someone you've recently met. Or from a business trip where you met some new people. Or from a meeting with your child's teacher. What's your first action? Catch up with e-mail? Go through your mail? How about send a card? In these days marked by... Continue Reading →
Productive Meetings…. Oxymoron?
Can you relate to the old maxim that meetings are where minutes are taken and hours are wasted? Anyone striving to deliver projects and lead teams understands the humor and tragedy of the clever saying. Some years ago my son's best friend joined his father for "Take Your Child To Work Day". When he got... Continue Reading →