Some people are bitten with it an early age. Some in later life. Some experience it through an event that happened directly to them. Some experience it by watching someone else impacted by an event. Some are touched by a revelation about some aspect of life that they either did not understand before or to which they had not previously been exposed. No matter how it … [Read more...] about What Does Being a Life-Long Learner Really Mean?
Like many football fans last weekend, I watched the gripping championship games this Sunday. What really hit me about these games was the enormity that they have taken on in recent times. These are no ordinary football games. They are duels between two teams fighting to make it to the Super Bowl on February 2....Ground Hog Day. But even more than the games themselves, I … [Read more...] about Little Things Mean a Lot These Days
In my new book, Lessons Learned: Taking Project Management to a New Level in a Continuous Process Improvement Framework, I develop a process for project managers at a Project Close phase of their projects to capture, document, and share lessons learned from their projects with the assistance of the project organization. In the past, many project groups have attempted to … [Read more...] about What Does “Actionability” Really Mean in Project Management?
How Project Management Relates to Business Continuity Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Vendor Management, IT Management, and Other Related Professions By Barry Cardoza, CBCP Business Continuation Consultant (Note: Barry Cardoza is an internationally recognized consultant in Business Continuation Planning, Emergency Response and Enterprise Risk … [Read more...] about Guest Blogger Viewpoint–Business Continuity and Emergency Response
In the field project management, there are instances of what I term the "accidental" project manager. This expression can have several connotations, and I would like to give two examples to illustrate the characteristics of the situations. Once again, "perspective" is important in determining which connotation you tend to conjure up; depending on your personal beliefs … [Read more...] about The “Accidental” Project Manager Dilemma