This post picks up from my previous one on negotiations, and adds some more of my thoughts on the actual process.Read more and share your opinion →
Okay, so yesterday I got a bit snarky and went on a terrible rant about poor Prince Humphrey and the abysmal negotiation tactics that got him into trouble. Today I wanted to calm things down and talk about negotiation a little bit. I have some specific suggestions for new negotiators that might help [...]Read more and share your opinion →
The other day I wrote a response to Elizabeth Harrin’s post about measuring the success of project management training. I’ve been thinking about that post off-and-on since I wrote it. I’ve especially been thinking about the example I gave about a stakeholder who doesn’t want to box himself into [...]Read more and share your opinion →
So, I was just over on Elizabeth Harrin’s blog, rabidly trying to catch up on her posts (she’s one of my favourites) after crunch week at university. While I was there, I caught her piece, Is Project Management Training Really Effective?
In the post, she presents some research that indicates project [...]Read more and share your opinion →
A few years ago I was managing a complex enterprise program where we had a status review meeting with our vendor every Wednesday. I inherited these meetings from my predecessor. Weekly reviews are important, so I kept them. We had appropriate representation with myself, the vendor, and the program’s key stakeholders. We had a weekly [...]Read more and share your opinion →
Further to my post from the other day, CEO Creating Problems, Try This, @rorykilkenny sent me a link to cartoonist Brad Colbow‘s site. The cartoon he pointed me to demonstrates beautifully how executives can screw over product development out of a misguided attempt to do [...]Read more and share your opinion →
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