“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 [...]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 →
Okay, so as many of you know, recent challenges in my life caused me to say, “the hell with it” and go back to school to finish my degree. It’s been a very busy time, which included relocation, a dog that’s not sure what’s going on, getting re-registered at the university, and starting [...]Read more and share your opinion →
This is the third entry in the PM Visionary Series.
Building this blog has been a wonderful experience, because of all the relationships it’s allowed me to develop. About a year ago, Bob Light of Crosspoint PPM sent me a note to introduce himself. It seems he had taken [...]Read more and share your opinion →
We all have things we’re known for. In my case, you give me a team that’s completely demoralized and dysfunctional, and I’ll turn it around and get it working effectively again. To that point, someone asked me a couple days ago, “Geoff I hear you’re really good at getting people to work together. How do [...]Read more and share your opinion →
Seeing as I’m currently looking for work and have some extra time on my hands, I thought it would be fun to spend some time between recruiter calls and make a little video.
When I did my Soft Skill Salsa presentation earlier this year, someone told me the slides reminded [...]Read more and share your opinion →
(A guest post by Peter Taylor, The Lazy Project Manager)
So, the other day I shouted out Peter Taylor’s fabulous success with his book (that you need to immediately go out and buy), and begged him for a guest post. Well, in true gentlemanly fashion (you have to love the Brits), he refused [...]Read more and share your opinion →
So as I’m diving into research for this workshop on developing empathy in project managers, I’m overwhelmed by Google search results that show me exactly how much stigma and misinformation there is out there on the concept. Informed solely by the various websites out there, empathy is something best taught to children, hippies, [...]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.
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