Leadership

Stay Focused

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By Peter McBride There will always be distractions in your work. Like driving in traffic, where other drivers seem bent on making your trip difficult, the people in your project will sometimes look like they are purposely trying to make a mess of things. Your team members, your sponsor and management, your clients and their…

How I Solve Problems

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By Risa Fogel One of the most stressful times in a person’s career is when they have to tell someone above them in the corporate hierarchy, “We have a problem.” As someone who has both delivered and received this message, I know the problem can be anything from a fairly insignificant miscommunication to a major…

5 Secrets of Successful Project Management

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By Nalinee Wilburn The ultimate goal of project management is to be able to deliver projects on time and on budget. Without proper planning and strategy, you can easily jeopardize your projects and cause damage to all key stakeholders. Feeling the pressure? Here are five secrets for staying on top of it all: Secret #1.…

Cloud computing: Silver lining

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IN 2004 Amazon, then a $7 billion-a-year online retailer, was starting to build up a technology infrastructure to serve other companies as well as itself. Ten years later, Amazon Web Services (AWS), launched in 2006, is adding enough servers and other gear every day to power the Amazon.com of ten years ago. This breathtaking investment…

Leading With Integrity

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By Dave Wakeman, PMP   A few months ago, I wrote about the essential principles of leadership, and one seemed to have really struck a chord with readers. That principle is integrity. And, as I prepared to write some thoughts on the role of integrity in leadership, several examples of why integrity is so important jumped to…

The Power of Now

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Written by  Charles Gallagher “Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there…