Michelle bristled as she looked across the conference room table at Chris. The client presentation was going well. That wasn’t the issue. Chris sat across from Michelle staring into his phone, typing messages and smiling on occasion. Chris was in his first year of consulting. Michelle had spoken to him several times about using his … Continue reading Consulting Communication Tips →
My wife and friends ridiculed me a few years ago for using a Microsoft Project plan when we moved. But I got the last laugh. Every detail was covered and the move went smoothly. I’m also very organized. The hooks in my garage are labelled so that each garden tool is put in the appropriate … Continue reading Project Management Planning Considerations →
I’ve interviewed many people for the position of project manager. I’ll bet 90% of them had the term “On time – on budget” on their resume. I’ve had it on mine before too. It’s kind of a code word for project management success. But it doesn’t always translate to true success. The task master Most … Continue reading On Time – On Budget, and Completely Worthless →
I managed a project once where we were implementing a system for several clients. We visited one of the clients where I met with their team, including my counterpart project manager. He seemed like a nice enough guy and we agreed that we would do our best to communicate and work together. Once the meetings … Continue reading How Checklist Project Management Can Make Your Project Fail →
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