I find it really interesting that people are all clamoring to get copies of Steve Jobs’ biography. And the press is continually revealing their own interpretation of passages from his book and key events from his life. Why is this? Because people are looking for that instant key to "wisdom" that Steve Jobs exhibited which made him a successful entrepreneur and innovator. … [Read more...] about Looking Backward, Looking Forward
Archives for October 2011
Several project managers have asked me to expound on my blog post about conquering the great challenges in life, and the six "ADD-vantages" one gains by this effort. In this post, I want to share about the self awareness that I gained as a result of developing and facilitating Lessons Learned classes for the Panama Canal Authority. On the first day of class, I let the class … [Read more...] about Gaining Self Awareness by Conquering a Great Project Challenge
Last week’s episode of Parenthood on NBC had a number of dimensions. I would like to review, from my perspective, what happened in this episode, and then draw some conclusions for the project community followers of this blog. In this episode, one of the main characters, Adam Braverman is faced with a number of issues. He is the father of a teenage daughter and a grade … [Read more...] about Was It Irrational Decision Making or Just Reframing the Positions?