As project managers, we have all participated in Project Reviews and Project Closeout Sessions that looked and felt more like "inquisitions" than positive, healthy, and constructive reviews. "What went wrong? Who is to blame? Who was responsible for these outcomes and results? These actual results were not expected and we are going to get to the bottom of the story." There … [Read more...] about A Little Mood Music, Maestro!!!
A great deal has been written during this golfing season on the abilities of many young golfers such as Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, and Rory McIlroy on the PGA tour and the international golf circuit. By winning The Open Championship at Liverpool this past month (and maintaining his number one rank since then), Rory McIlroy has positioned himself to become one of a few select … [Read more...] about A RENEWED Perspective on Project Lessons Learned
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
The other day I was listening to a speaker on TV talking about his experience with a waiter in a restaurant recently. He was focusing on the expression or phrase "No problem," which the waiter continually used during the process of waiting on the customer. The TV speaker indicated that he was very thirsty when he sat down at the table, and initially said to the waiter "Please … [Read more...] about Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say
I really enjoyed watching the Open Championship last weekend. It is the oldest golf championship in the world, dating back several hundred years. The Open Championship, which is known more completely as the British Open Championship, draws the best golfers from all over the world to courses in England and Scotland in mid-summer every year to compete for the … [Read more...] about Always Remember: You Did Not Invent Project Management (and Neither Did Al Gore)