11 Project Management Tips for Setting and Managing Expectations
Project management experts discuss the best ways to set, manage and adjust expectations to ensure that projects don’t veer off course — and they suggest what steps project managers should take if they do.
You want to have a successful project? Make sure that expectations are properly set from day 1! Make sure the Charter “CLEARLY” defines what success on the project will be!
I’ve linked an in-depth article on tips for setting and managing expectations.
This Google exec’s success shows how it pays off to invest in talent
Google is celebrated for its rigorously data-focused management and hiring culture. But the secret of one of its most successful executives, Sundar Pichai, lies in good old-fashioned team building. Currently a senior vice president at Google in charge of Chrome, Android, and apps, Pichai’s methods were discussed on a recent Quora thread, asking “What did…
i’m a firm believer in focusing on people management as the key to being a success. Put in the effort to build a great team and that team will lead to your own personal success.
PMO Advisory Urges Execs to Learn from Catastrophic Project Management Mistakes
PMO Advisory’s New Project Audit and Risk Management Services Heads Off Implementation Problems for Complex, Must-Deliver Projects
Very good article on the importance of effective project management. Uses the Healthcare.gov launch as a great example of how things can go wrong.
What is Lean - History
We’ve spoken about Lean a fair amount on this blog and today I thought it might be helpful to give everybody some info on the history of Lean.
Traditionally, Toyota is credited with the creation of Lean manufacturing, but you can trace some of the early concepts back to Henry Ford. You will also read a lot about Kiichiro Toyoda giving Henry Ford a lot of credit for how they were able to turn around Toyota and save the company.
Building a High-Trust Culture #4: Everyone is Accountable
Harry Truman had a sign on his desk that read, famously, “The Buck Stops Here.” What most people don’t know is that the message continued on the back.The side facing the President read, “I’m From
Very good quick read on how to develop a high trust culture.
Kid You Not: The Very Serious Business of Building The Fastest-Growing Company in America
Fuhu makes a cute soft-sided tablet for children. But cuteness isn’t what produced three-year growth of 42,148 percent.
Interesting read on the journey for one of America’s fastest growing companies.