The Farmer and the Tree In the course of my life, I have at times been a reader of many books. Work was done on our house recently, and the contractor noted the number of books we have and commented on the numerous bookshelves filled with books. They saw a fraction of the books […]
Firefighting Hiding things is not a long term strategy We have recently written an article at our Assembly Mag column, Ps and Qs column on the metaphorical firefighter and things we do that encourages this behavior. There are many variants of this specific failure mode. To be clear, we are referring to valuing the heavy […]
New Discussions Recently I have had some conversations with some new friends that I have never met, Tristan Nuñez, we chatted a few times on cutting trees down, and popcorn, and LaTashia Tyson. We talked about working and career development. I have written some articles on LinkedIn, including My First Five Jobs, and some thoughts […]
Variation! Though sometimes we may refuse to recognize it, the world is a full of variation, even in the things we think or believe are constant. For example, my wife has been known to say, “you always do…” or “you never do…”, to which I retort, I am human and I am not that repeatable. […]
“The Monitoring and Controlling Process Group consists of those processes required to track, review, and orchestrate the progress and performance of a project; identify any areas in which changes to the plan are required; and initiate the corresponding changes.”
Fit Small Business posting on Top 27 Company Culture Ideas from the Pros. Check out our contribution. The manager must demonstrate what is the epitome of the expected culture. It helps to be egalitarian regarding power in the organization. Your job title should not dampen the discussion or the ideas from the team. I have […]
The Sandbox There are times, when every conversation you have with one of your colleagues or family member just brings up a myriad of potential posts for a blog. The latest discussion was around clean your own sandbox. We have written about this in the past, but from a prioritization perspective, that is, why solve […]
A company is deciding to undertake product development project, there is a consideration that amounts to a type of bet.
Value Transformation training on Project Risk Management from a product development perspective, and starting with the scope and objective.
By Shawn P. Quigley and Jon M. Quigley Communication and Motivation We have discussed some of the different theories of motivation and the role that the organization plays in motivation. Now we will discuss how the employee is responsible to the organization in the realm of motivation. At first glance one would say that it […]