After 20 years of being asked to resolve issues of one kind or another for organizations of all sizes, you start to see trends and patterns. That’s a lot of what I write about. Over the last decade I’ve noticed a steady upward trend in what are commonly called “Carryover Projects”. The definition of a Carryover Project is a work Continue Reading.
It’s that wonderful time of year. Right in the heart of the second true summer month. Vacations have been taken or will be taken, the kids are out of school and truly disengaged and the weather is warm. It’s usually the time when you tell yourself to check-out from all of the concerns at the office. I am a huge Continue Reading.
Today I was reminded of an important attribute a leader should have when they are responsible for driving revolutionary change – stick-to-itiveness. Amazingly this is a term defined by Merriam-Webster and not Urban Dictionary! I was meeting with a potential client and the gentleman was articulating the situation he was facing – the wholesale technology transformation of a multi-departmental organization! Continue Reading.
The stories on the Zika virus range from “who cares it’s not in the U.S. much” to “we need to eradicate all mosquitoes, now!”. Although emotionally I relate to the latter of the two reactions (as my arms and legs are covered in mosquito bites) the reality is we really do not know how Zika is going to impact the Continue Reading.