Before the knowledge I inhaled over the weekend evaporates forever and I’m left a shell of a man, I thought I’d write down my thoughts on preparing for the PMP exam. If you’re gearing up for it, some of what I say might be helpful (or not). The best I can give you [...]Read more and share your opinion →
On behalf of our clients, we work extra hard at developing creative solutions that would placate the orneriest of stakeholders. Sure sometimes those solutions might be a little slippery, and maybe the compromises cut a little deeply, but the clients are always happy, and their expectations are managed. What more could a client ask for?
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So I’m going to go off the deep end a little bit today, and talk about something that really upsets me. The topic? Spending money on Ham-Fisted Let’s-Be-Happy Employee Team Building Programs without taking the time to understand the state of employee morale.
I’m not saying team building programs have no place. In the right [...]Read more and share your opinion →
Leaders of all shapes and sizes know how difficult it is to keep their part of an organization running smoothly. In many cases, problems stem from breaks across the organization that could easily be solved with a simple model that shows where to look for guidance.Read more and share your opinion →
Why aren’t client objectives enough? Papercut Project Monitoring looks up the noses of stakeholder organizations and tries to fathom what’s important.
If someone’s objectives aren’t spelled out at the beginning of a project, sooner or later a senior stakeholder in that organization is going to notice and scream about what they’re not getting. That senior guy is going to put pressure on the project team to deliver, who will then try to wrestle project objectives away from the other teams.Read more and share your opinion →
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