The power of a written plan to influence outcomes cannot be underestimated. This works at the personal level and the business level. The only requirement is the people involved in making the plans happen need to be committed to the planned outcome.
The following survey demonstrates the power of a plan at the personal level:
HARVARD STUDY – Evidence that writing down your goals works
Students in the 1979 Harvard MBA program were asked: ‘Have you set and…Continue
Added by Patrick Weaver on April 26, 2013 at 1:52am — No Comments
Developing an effective schedule for a complex project is an art. The schedule has to be an effective communication medium at many different levels:
Added by Patrick Weaver on April 15, 2013 at 9:50pm — No Comments
Added by Shoaib Ahmed on April 11, 2013 at 5:10am — No Comments
Project management is currently undergoing its own Cambrian era, the geological period some 500 million years ago in which an epic explosion in diversity and transformation took place. Whereas just a decade ago there were only a handful of robust desktop project management applications available in the market, there are now dozens (if not hundreds) of products available on the desktop, online, and on mobile devices.
Likewise, the Web has enabled more voices to contribute to the…Continue
Added by Alison Meier on April 4, 2013 at 4:59pm — No Comments
I have just finished reading an article by Simon Harris on the use of 3M’s ubiquitous Post-It Notes in developing a schedule. Reading the article and taking a quick tour of Simon’s website reinforced a whole range of thoughts ideas and practices I have held for a long time:
Added by Patrick Weaver on April 2, 2013 at 1:26am — No Comments