“I’m Busy” is a BS Excuse; a Lesson From My 7 Year Old Son

My schedule for the day goes something like this: 5 AM: up and to the gym 6:30 AM: home, showered, changed, lookin’ adequate 6:50 AM: making the kids’ breakfast, find socks, pack bags, and make myself coffee before I lose my mind 7:48 AM: at work Noon: Lunch maybe, or just more work; depends onContinue reading ““I’m Busy” is a BS Excuse; a Lesson From My 7 Year Old Son”

Skipping Rocks & Changing Status

This is a bit of a nostalgic post following cleaning my truck this weekend and finding rocks I picked up on vacation. The week of Memorial Day this year we loaded up the truck and towed our camper to the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota.  I hadn’t been up in the area forContinue reading “Skipping Rocks & Changing Status”

Culture of Success: People vs. Process Paradigm (Post #9)

This is one of my favorite topics; the People vs. Process paradigm. This is a debate I see carried out in LinkedIn groups and PMI meetings on a frequent basis. When companies are small with few employees, processes are thin and it relies on people to get the job done.  As it grows, the dependencyContinue reading “Culture of Success: People vs. Process Paradigm (Post #9)”

Culture of Success & Team Dynamics: Building the Team Before Building the Team (Post #6)

The project team; those individuals you need to work together to accomplish a goal.  You’ll be working with them a lot; leading, handling issues, giving direction, managing conflict, and the list goes on.  But before all that, you need to know not only WHO will be on the team, but just as importantly (if notContinue reading “Culture of Success & Team Dynamics: Building the Team Before Building the Team (Post #6)”