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
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
Root Cause Analysis Reveals Options
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
Why Record Lessons Learned?
In projects, it is a good practice to document ‘lessons learned’. These are things we have discovered to do – or not do – to make our projects stronger. For example, we may have learned … Read more
This week I had some contract issues to look at regarding an agreement with a supplier. Several areas concerning deliverables needed to be examined. I called the supplier to get more insight on what had … Read more
The Best Kind of Goal for Managing Change
I attended a workshop recently which was about change and how people deal with it. My goal in attending was mainly to learn more about myself and how I react to change that I didn’t … Read more
Breaking It Down
Sometimes when I look at an important project I am about to start, I get overwhelmed with the idea of it. It feels like, “It’s just too much.” Then I remember there is an easy … Read more
Kindness on the Road
Recently my husband, Dan, and son, Zachary, went to a Scout Camp in Terra Nova Park, Newfoundland. Dan drove up with our older Honda. After the Scout Camp, they decided to do some camping on … Read more