Why Would You Ever Want To Be A Project Manager?!

Often Projects Are Already In Trouble

There I waited at my customer’s desk while he ran late from a prior meeting. Tacked to his cubicle wall was a letter from his company’s legal department to mine. It declared a breach of contract. It demanded repairs, including assignment of a full-time professional project manager. What A Way To Get A Promotion! I […]

What Information Technology And Software Engineers Want

Are They Different Than Everybody Else?

I asked 220 information technology pros about their work lives.

Lately I’ve enjoyed an intense opportunity to reflect on my life and the best way for me to contribute in the world. After much reflection and consideration, I’ve returned to the sector where I’ve spent most of my adult life. While my interest has historically been how to help companies who buy and use information […]

Hidden Figures Film Is A Great Case Study Of Success In Large Team Projects

idgconnect.com
Feb 24, 2017

Hidden Figures is a great film, full of the drama and suspense of a large information technology project (are there any others on the subject?).

Then Vs. Now

While that may sound a bit unbelievable, the film is a cool perspective on the similarities between large information technology projects 50 years ago and today. The linked article further parallels several noteworthy similarities between those lives and times, and current ones.

Tolerance And Inclusion

Ultimately, the film is an undisputable case study for tolerance, and acceptance of a more diverse workforce, as the most effective method for building high performance teams in professional organizations. NASA could not have become fit to fly and bring an astronaut home safely without every member of the team participating at full capacity. Significant hurdles had to be cleared before that was possible.

You Can Use Market Cycles For Healthy Investment Returns

Learn How The Economic Machine Works

For A Healthy Business, Empower Your Team And Monitor Your Environment

Market Cycles I talked about Market Cycles at American Association of Individual Investors Austin chapter meeting. Here are my speaker notes and outline. The Economic Machine As an important backdrop for understanding market cycles, don’t miss this brilliant explanation about How The Economic Machine Works, by Ray Dalio. What You Can Do Consider how the […]

14 Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Business

Increasing Sales And Profits Are Just Two!

For A Healthy Business, Empower Your Team And Monitor Your Environment

This page will automatically forward to my LinkedIn post on this topic in 5 seconds.   If it doesn’t, please click here to view this post at my LinkedIn blog.   When you’re done reading, come back here by clicking the link at the bottom of that post. Come back soon!   Share your advice, […]

Email’s Horrible; You’re The Solution

8 Things You Can Do To Address The Clutter And Solve The Problem

Email's Horrible; You're The Solution. 8 Things You Can Do.

This page will automatically forward to my LinkedIn post on this topic in 5 seconds.   If it doesn’t, please click here to view this post at my LinkedIn blog.   When you’re done reading, click the ‘Back’ button and come back soon!   Share your advice, information, and referrals below. I appreciate your contribution! […]

Own Your Online Reputation Or Be Owned

5 Steps To Manage Your Online Reputation

Own Your Online Reputation. You Can Continuously Improve Yours.

The internet is revolutionizing business marketing and competition in many industries. Like any new technology or media, it will become increasingly commonplace at all levels and sizes of business. The most advanced and competitive business owners will adopt it as part of a total marketing and customer engagement package. These businesses will be attractive to current […]

Increase The Value Of Your Business

Increase Sales, Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency, Reduce Risk, Sell Your Business

Increase The Value Of Your Small, Private Business

You’ve Spent Years Building Your Business Worked 7 days a week, evenings, and weekends Made payroll and managed expenses You’re responsible for generating sales and signing agreements You Deserve to Reap The Benefits 40% of small businesses today earn 60% of the revenues; those businesses are franchises We can give you advantages those 40% of businesses […]

Are Your Priorities Correct? Follow The Money

The Important Thing Isn't Always What It Appears To Be

Test Your Understanding: What You Believe Isn't Always True

This page will automatically forward to my LinkedIn post on this topic in 5 seconds.   If it doesn’t, please click here to view this post at my LinkedIn blog.   When you’re done reading, click the ‘Back’ button and come back soon!   Share your advice, information, and referrals below. I appreciate your contribution! […]

You Can Reliably Deliver Results In Uncertain Situations

8 Steps To Continuous Improvement

In middle age, I was scared healthy as I watched my grandparents die of strokes and heart attacks. As I took my journey to fitness, I’ve become better informed about the links between my lifestyle choices, my health, and my mortality. I’ll use some elements of this journey as a case study for delivering results in uncertain […]