This occurred to me in the course of posting a reply to an inquiry on another board. I suspect it’s just a difference in each person’s approach to solving problems. The inquiry was in the general … Continue reading Fundamental Principles Versus Specific Answers
Different organizations, based on different cultures, have different limits on their acceptance of project management theory and practice. In health care, the limit seems to be Earned Value Management (EVM). Despite being a neat tool for analyzing project … Continue reading The Limits of Project Management
Shameless plug: we have what I consider to be a pretty good class in project management for health and human services. (More here.) As with other training in project management, there is a lot to absorb … Continue reading Getting Started with Project Management (or: Bridging Theory and Practice)
At the end of an intense and arduous proposal effort, you – and the team – may feel that you’ve put forth your best effort. Designed a great solution for the customer, pulled out all the … Continue reading Why Did We [Choose One: Win | Not Win]?
At the end of an intense proposal project – or any intense project – everyone on the team is spent. Sleep deprivation, poor eating habits, no fresh air, and lack of exercise conspire to create fatigued team … Continue reading The Person With a Clear Head