Resistance is a key barrier to change implementation. There is no short-cut to getting people on-side. An effective tact is to sell the case for change through winning minds.
The different types of performance measures are used for different purposes. Don’t get overwhelmed by their label, focus on what you want to achieve.
Driving in the fog with poor headlights is dangerous. A wrong turn could be fatal. For a business, the strategic goals serve as the guiding light as it navigates through the competitive landscape. There are many approaches to do the annual strategic plan for a business. They range from reviewing… [More]
Industry benchmarks are used widely to compare relative performance and gauge where your company stands. Beware the validity of the comparison. You might be comparing apples with oranges. Results are comparable when companies run their business exactly the same way. We know that is hardly the case. Product offerings, size,… [More]
When an issue repeatedly usurps resources that could have been better utilized, it is time to stop the vicious cycle. Connie shares a few tips on how to free yourself from the dilemma.
The PMO Symposium kicked off with a welcome reception for over 600 project management professionals on the private beach located at Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego. There were great food, drinks, and music. With the silky sand under my feet, I was totally relaxed and engaged in interesting conversations… [More]
Where does your business fit in this diagram? Examine the suggestions in the table below and see what opportunities are there for you to raise the bar.
Complacency is self-satisfaction. It is the result of a successful track record that spurs confidence. When a business is complacent, they are exposed to the following dangers: Settle into a rut of out-dated practice—People become very good at doing the same routine the same old way. They continue to follow… [More]
A client once said to me, “I am not able to take on more work because I can’t find experienced people.” He didn’t want to hire junior people and train them. The fear is that they would leave for higher pay opportunities after they learn everything. This is like saying… [More]
The strategy for a business defines the scope of product and market the business would pursue. They in turn determine the capabilities required for execution. The business environment is dynamic; opportunities are vast and unanticipated changes could arise any time. A business could steer off course when its strategy is… [More]
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