I’ve been absent here for longer than I usually am. I won’t lie. I’m struggling to figure out what I should do in a country that just elected Trump president.…

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I have been managing distributed teams for as long as I have been a manager. This has probably had a profound effect on how I manage overall. It is probably also…

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I am a process geek. I love working out how to make a process more efficient. However, sometimes working on your process is the wrong thing to do. Sometimes, you…

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In my last post, I wrote about the first thing I do when I take on a new project as the project manager (or whatever that particular organization calls “the…

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I’m in the early stages of a new project. This provides me with an excellent opportunity to pay closer attention to what I’m doing and why… and then write about…

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To me, time and money are resources I have that I can use to build a meaningful and happy life. I am very fortunate to be in the position where that…

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A lot of project management boils down to having the discipline to do something that you know is better in the long run, even though it might be harder in…

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