I’ve been getting a lot of e-mails asking where I’ve been for the last several months. It’s a long story. Suffice it to say, after I graduated I got a lot of interest in the thesis paper I wrote last year. For awhile, the paper even led to a great consulting gig [...]
“What’s that, Geoff? 4500 years of World History AND Risk Management in one paper? OMG that’s more exciting than double-protection Aquafresh!”
So a lot of you have been asking me offline, Geoff, when are you going to get around to giving us that white paper you told us you’d [...]
I received a lot of great feedback both on and offline about my last article regarding the state of recruitment. It’s a tough subject for a lot of folks because hiring (or the lack of) is something that hits home for a lot of us. Well, I know that a lot of you [...]
Late last night, at three in the morning, I heard the familiar *bing* of the iPad on my nightstand indicating a new e-mail. I don’t know what possessed me to pick up the device when I should have just ignored the tone, but what I saw caused me to jump out of bed. My eyes [...]Read more and share your opinion →
As you move through your life and career, there will be no shortage of issues that cause you stress. Most of us know that too much stress is a bad thing, but not everybody knows exactly what’s happening in the body when things start to get hairy. The following infographic is meant to help folks [...]Read more and share your opinion →
Hi guys! As you know, I’ve been swallowed up by university. Who knew it was so much work? I wanted to give you the heads up that I’ll have some interesting stuff for you soon. I recently gave a presentation on the History of Project Management for my reading course. This wasn’t just some fluffy [...]Read more and share your opinion →
So I want to introduce you today to a groovy new book by Harvard Professor Teresa Amabile and her equally accomplished husband, Steven Kramer. It’s called The Progress Principle, and I think it contains a lot of important lessons for project managers.
The primary [...]Read more and share your opinion →
So what does a project manager have in common with a terrorist negotiator? Well, if they’re both doing their jobs right, they’re driving specific behaviours from the people with whom they’re working. That’s right, a hostage negotiator’s job is to get a terrorist to act in a way that the negotiator wants them to. Do [...]Read more and share your opinion →
I'm Geoff Crane. After 22 years in the trenches of a lot of tough projects, I decided to change direction a little bit and focus on sparking ideas in the vibrant field of project management.
If you're a project manager, or even if you're one voice in the project choir, you are in a position to be truly remarkable. Without exaggerating, you have within you the capacity to change the world, just because of who and where you are!
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