Posted on November 27, 2010 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments
“We have terrible communication around here!”
“This place is screwed up! I never know what’s going on!”
I regularly hear from project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders that their biggest problems with delivery come down to communication. Could it be that poor communication is the single biggest factor to tanking projects?
A wise mentor once told me that when someone complains about poor…Continue
Posted on November 23, 2010 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments
It was a simple question served up to the customer service guy at the dealership I've gone to since buying a car there three years ago. It was time for routine maintenance and I had enough time to make the drive for the appointment.
"I was driving into the sun this morning and noticed the front windshield is kind of foggy. I know this isn't a typical request, but would you be able to have someone spray a little Windex on it for me?"
With only a…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2010 at 2:56pm — 4 Comments
A recent question was asked on LinkedIn's project management Q&A regarding estimates. The person was asking the community how effective their estimates tend to be. Since leaders are regularly asked to come up with estimates, I'll share my response:
Thanks for serving up this question, Sam. It's one nearly every project…Continue
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