Category: Business

Articles & Posts on Business Topics

Do you want a leader or manager?

One of the issues I’ve noticed with organizations is that they are great at making great pronouncements of what they are now going to do. They aren’t so hot at actually doing it. Much of the problem is because they

Strategy and the Project Manager of the future

It’s been a while since I last posted and in that time I’ve been very busy writing and teaching. Frankly posting to my blogs hasn’t been a particularly strategic task. Which leads me to today’s topic. All of which can

It’s in the Past. Get over it!

You know it’s getting bad when your father is still teaching you life lessons 5 years after he died. One of my father’s phrases was, “It’s in the past. Get over it!” Usually he used it when I was venting

How not to please the customer

One of the core principles of Quality Management is “please the customer”. It’s such a central (and simple) theme that it has spread to Project Management (“manage expectations”), Marketing (“raising the bar” and many more variations), and Entrepreneurship (“be the

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CASL and other compliance projects

Canada is enacting the toughest anti-spam law in the world. What is CASL , why is it important, and what do I need to do to comply?

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The project manager’s job

The conductor Benjamin Zander said “The conductor of an orchestra doesn’t make a sound, he depends for his power on his ability to make other people powerful.” and “my job was to awaken possibilities in other people”. In this article, Glen applies these quotes to the job of a project manager and makes an interesting discovery.

The connection between: Me too, innovation, creativity, implementation, systems, and uniformity

Einstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” Businesses, like other living creatures, must evolve or die.

The Art of the Stop for the Entrepreneur

In this post/article, Glen discusses some initial thoughts on the true Art of the Stop and what project management can teach the Lean Startup movement.

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Project Planning Tips: 5 Tips For Project Sponsors

Being a project sponsor is an important task especially during the project planning phase. In this article, I share 5 tips to help you get the most out of your time as a sponsor.

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Project Planning For Sponsors: Why You Need To Be Involved

No one ever seems to bother telling the project sponsor why they need to be involved in the project or what their responsibility is. And yet, the project sponsor is a critical role. In this article, you’ll discover a primer on the role of project sponsor and why it is so important.

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