Risk Analysis Doesn’t Have to Be Scary
I’m working on a project and we’re having an important phone meeting on Friday. The Project Manager (my friend) was talking with me about some things that could go wrong. What if the clients postpone … Read more
Is It You or Is it Me?
This week, I was feeling out of sorts with no evident reason why – until Thursday morning. That’s when I got back into my meditation routine. My Muse device told me I hadn’t meditated in … Read more
Is It Clear?
Last week my daughter Shannon and I went for a walk around the local pond. As we came around the corner, the garbage can caught us by surprise. It said: “What?!” we said to each … Read more
Will Working on Projects Help You Be Less Stressed?
I was talking with a business manager the other day about organizing a presentation for her group. She said, “It’s always so hectic around here, people aren’t so organized. Let’s see if they have time … Read more
Have You Got Plans?
Last week my daughter and I were sitting down to breakfast. I asked Shannon what her plans were for the day and she told me. Then she asked me the same thing. I said, “I … Read more
Who Needs to Know?
Have you ever had someone say, “You don’t need to know that; leave that part to me,” when working on a project? After your first reaction (“Huh?”), if you are like me, you would be … Read more
Do All Project Managers Follow the Same Process?
In May, I am giving a talk at PDSummit 2017 in Halifax, comparing the project management processes used in the television and construction industries. Having taught project managers from many different industries, I have seen … Read more