Those of you who follow my blog site know that I have written recently about the fact that Lessons Learned are all about us. They occur in every discipline and field of endeavor we might pursue. They arise as the result of actions of the participants and consequences of those actions or what is commonly referred to in project jargon as "outcomes." Everyone can participate … [Read more...] about In Process Lessons Learned
Project Lessons Learned
Sometimes project managers are as much informed by their projects, as they inform their projects. And sometimes the lessons they learn are as valuable to the broader scheme of life, as they are to their projects going forward. What does that mean? It means that the total experience of carrying out and managing a project sometimes adds a richness to a project manager’s … [Read more...] about A Tale of Two C’s–How Projects Affect Lives
John C. Maxwell can be a mesmerizing speaker. When he exhorts you to give your best, you give your best. When he beckons you to take on a great challenge, you say "How soon can I start?" I just listened to his audio CD lesson on "Conquering Life's Great Challenges" for the fifth time, and every time I felt like he was speaking directly to me. Maxwell's theme is that … [Read more...] about Conquering Life’s Great Challenges: Developing and Facilitating a New Project Discipline
Everyone is talking about "Lessons Learned." With the wrath of hurricane Irene being felt up and down the east coast this week, David Gregory asked the FEMA Director on "Meet the Press" Sunday what lessons had been learned from Katrina that positively impacted the response to Irene. Governor Christie of New Jersey declared that there would be an after action (review) of the … [Read more...] about Let’s Get With It!!!! Lessons Learned are Here to Stay.
Why is "Success" magazine so successful? Is it because the articles are so skillfully written that readers feel compelled to read the magazine cover to cover? Is it because the insights are so insightful that no reader can resist the articles? Is it because John C. Maxwell always seems to grace their pages with his deep insights into Leadership? No. It’s because everybody, … [Read more...] about Project Lessons Learned: Where In The World Has Mel Bost Been?