Social Therapy for the C-Suite

I love this article.  As it says well at the end. The irony of this story is that most of it is true except the C-Suite’s willingness to admit they need social therapy. As an executive, it is very important to be always careful and wonder: Do you actually know the...

Parallels Desktop 8

Yes, parallels Desktop 8 is excellent.  In my experience, the best of its kind. http://www.parallels.com/ca/products/desktop/ Discover Parallels Desktop for Mac With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can seamlessly run both Windows and Mac OS X...

Organizational Agility

Oh yes, agility and flexibility are fundamental to success in today's success.  With the current pace of innovation, you cannot take a lot of time to design something, with the hope that it will be perfect and live for a long time.  And the business environment is...

Enterprise Social Networks

So what do you think,?  Do you think companies will use an enterprise social network in lieu of an intranet or portal in the future?  interesting question!  This article thinks so. So, my answer to the question of whether companies will use an enterprise social...

Mental Habits of Highly Successful People

You want to be successful.  It all starts with mental habits.  So here's an article called:     The 11 Mental Health Habits of Highly Successful People     My 2 favorites are 6. Asking for help is seen as a strength, not a weakness, in...

Beat Procrastination

Here is a good article called "Seven Procrastination-Busting Tips to Use Today"  Very pragmatic and easy to apply.   It is at least a good reminder for all.   I always like to have results, so make sure you organize your work to be able to claim quick wins...

Project Management Visibility

It is very important to be able to manage your project with maximum efficiency.  What is maximum efficiency?  Well, you should use the best tool to attain the objectives with the highest quality and the lower cost.  And with technological changes, what was good 10...

Delegation!

Delegation is important! You will not success if you don't learn how to delegate.  And learning how to delegate seems to be one of the most difficult thing to learn.  It is that with every promotion comes new responsibilities and stress, and the "natural" reaction is...

Complexity can kill your projects

If you are managing something complex, don't take too much pride in it.  Find a way to manage the complexity.  Find a way to reduce the risk by reducing the complexity.  If something is just too complex, it will just become unmanageable.  In project management, I...

Cloud Computing is not going away

I am always surprised by organization, IT Departments, executives, and anybody thinking Cloud Computing is something that can be ignored.  This reminds me of people who were trying to ignored ATMs when they appeared in the 80s...   Cloud Computing is not going...

Portfolio Management

I find that portfolio management is one of the most misunderstood or simply ignored part of project management. And unless an organization only has to care about one project, it is important to understand portfolio management. Here is an introduction video on Project...

Motivation for 2013

How about some motivational quotes to start 2013?   Here is a nice list from the Inc. magazine.   12 Great Motivational Quotes for...

Time Management Habits

I strongly believe in efficiency, far more than the statement "I'm working hard".  Work smart, that is the best approach.  This is a key component of my learning and professional development quests.   That is why there is a section on IT Tools on Project-Aria....