New Year's Resolutions Again? Do this instead. (Part 3) Welcome back. I sure hope you are doing all these exercises because the outcome is awesome. Let's get into today's exercise. If you really want a strong bond you need a good 2 part epoxy, consisting of a resin and a catalyst (hardener). This process [...]
New Year’s Resolutions again? Do this instead. (Part 2) Welcome back. Yesterday we explored the 7 areas of your life and you assessed your current and desired states for each. If you didn’t do that yet, go back and do it now because you need these buckets to do today’s exercise. Did you [...]
I was recently interviewed by Cornelius Fichtner from The Project Management Podcast about The Proximal Decision Making Model. Here is the interview: Click here to listen to this interview right now: Here is what Cornelius writes about the interview: Decision making in project management can be hard. That is of course especially true if your [...]
You're only as good as your direct reports. Here's how to build a senior leadership team that makes breakthrough contributions to your business. The CIO of the future is the one whose senior IT team creates breakthroughs in its industry. How do CIOs build a senior leadership team of this caliber? The confidence to create breakthrough [...]
When you encounter a problem in your organization, what do you do? This filter model will help you take a methodical rather than haphazard approach to diagnosing your organizational dysfunction.
When working with managers I love to show this video. Thanks to my friend Adam Yuret for introducing it to me.
When I was a kid I remember people talking about IQ. Back then people believed that IQ was fixed and there was nothing you could do about it. Kinda sucked because if you took an IQ test and it said you didn't have a high IQ well you were stuck. I have dyslexia, back [...]
A tale of two teams The world cup this year is exciting. Everyone seems to be into it! I really don't know much about soccer/futbal But it is exciting whenever teams play well together. Which made me think. (...ripple effect...) Once there were two men, Manuel and Timothy, who lived in a small rural town in [...]
Hi Friends, I had a peer asking about agile in construction and I started to answer but I thought I would put the answer here so everyone can benefit. I worked in construction for 7 years while at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. I was responsible for the Project Management of the IT Systems, spaces [...]
There is no doubt that business agility is necessary today, but are you ready? Is your organization able to absorb and adapt to change? Are your technical and business practices, your culture and leadership able to handle the stress of change? Or will they, when pushed and pulled by the stresses of rapid business change, [...]