PMO Failure. We hear about PMO’s failing all the time. Some fail to deliver expected results but somehow tend to linger on in a semi-effective state. Others suck so bad they just get shut down and disbanded. Stats on PMO failure rates are all over the map based on your definition of “failure.” But oneContinue reading “Why Do PMO’s Fail?”
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What’s Your Risk Tolerance?
I grew up in a bit of a risk-adverse home. One parent was an engineer who had been with the same company since graduating school. The other was an administrative assistant who worked for the same school for many years. Both believed you find a job, stay with that job, try not to rock theContinue reading “What’s Your Risk Tolerance?”
Don’t Punish Your Teammates for Being Honest
“Please tell me what you’re thinking. I promise I won’t be upset!” She looked nervous. She was smart, forward thinking, and I could tell from her body language she didn’t agree with me. But, given the last project manager wasn’t open to feedback and often got upset when he received it, she didn’t want toContinue reading “Don’t Punish Your Teammates for Being Honest”
The Importance of Having a Project Manger, per ChatGPT
I finally gave ChatGPT a try. My kids and I have been messing around, having it write songs, create jokes, and rewrite a paper my one kiddo already did. It’s been interesting and funny. I wondered what else it could write. I recently read about a company having financial issues because one of their keyContinue reading “The Importance of Having a Project Manger, per ChatGPT”