decision making

Will Working on Projects Help You Be Less Stressed?

By Brenda Fay / October 13, 2017

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

Who Needs to Know?

By Brenda Fay / May 25, 2017

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

Root Cause Analysis Reveals Options

By Brenda Fay / April 6, 2017

This past week I have witnessed two miracles. For the past four months, my son Zachary has been unable to walk on his right foot and since February he could not talk due to a … Read more

Do All Project Managers Follow the Same Process?

By Brenda Fay / March 29, 2017

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

Stakeholder Engagement

By Brenda Fay / December 1, 2016

Recently I went to a luncheon hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, which my company was proud to sponsor. (See our logo on the banner to right of stage above.) The topic of the … Read more

Sully, the Risk Manager

By Brenda Fay / September 23, 2016

I went to see Sully last week, a movie based on a true story. Sully – Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger – performed a great act of risk management. An airplane pilot, Sully made a quick decision when … Read more

Decisions

By Brenda Fay / December 17, 2015

At my home, we often share dreams we had the night before. This morning my son Zachary told me the he had dreamed about Poppy (my father) who passed away two years ago. In the … Read more

Choices

By Brenda Fay / December 11, 2015

When it’s a nice day and I am around, I walk with my 9-year old son, Zachary, the 25 minutes to his school. Yesterday we walked. It was a bit windy and, within a few … Read more

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