Goodbye 2019, and Thank You

Time to put on the party hat, fill your glass with bubbly and toast in the new year! Welcome 2020! A new year, and decade, is upon us. Every year I make it a practice to look back and note the accomplishments, failures and lessons from the past 12 months. 2019 was one for theContinue reading “Goodbye 2019, and Thank You”

Project Management Lessons from Santa Claus

I have one kiddo that still believes in the magic of Santa Claus. His little friends and our neighbors are also young enough to believe jolly ol’ St. Nick will be dashing through the snow and the skies on his annual trip around the globe next week. Their eyes light up with excitement and anticipationContinue reading “Project Management Lessons from Santa Claus”

Warning: Dates On The Calendar Are Closer Than They Appear

If you drive or ridden in the passenger seat of a vehicle and looked at the side mirror, you may have noticed the little sticker that says “OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR.” When changing lanes, we check them (most of the time anyway). Sometimes, even though the car we see looksContinue reading “Warning: Dates On The Calendar Are Closer Than They Appear”

Bad News Doesn’t Get Better With Age

Have you ever heard a child give good news? It can be almost comical. They’re really excited. They trip over words. Lots of hand motions. Smiles galore. This is the best day ever! Conversely, have you heard them give bad news? They first try to hide it from you. They’ll try to fix it onContinue reading “Bad News Doesn’t Get Better With Age”

Being Thankful, Project Management Style!

Tis the season for being thankful; the time of year when we take a step back and appreciate that which is around us. From family, to friends, to career, it’s time to take stock of what we’re thankful for. I’ve been in project management for over 20 years. In that time I can say I’veContinue reading “Being Thankful, Project Management Style!”