Monthly Archives: January 2017

PM “parade of stars”

Looking for a way to increase the effectiveness of your project management team? A simple technique I’ve used to help organizations bust silos, increase collaboration and decrease learning curves is what I call the project management “parade of stars.” Believe … Continue reading

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What goes into your costs?

Project cost estimates are based on several categories: Direct costs — labor & materials, things you can see Overhead — utilities, legal expenses, marketing, etc Fixed costs — leases on equipment, facilities, financing costs Variable costs — commissions, pay-per-hour resources … Continue reading

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The (Lasting) Power of Acceptance

I was speaking to a group of project managers┬áthe other day about team-building. We shared examples of ropes courses, timed games, and other high-adrenaline situations that are designed to bring people together, depend upon one other in stretch situations (things … Continue reading

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