Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gorillas in the Midst

I’ve been doing a lot of studying recently about the processes that go on in our body sensory systems and our brains as we interact with the world and each-other to learn, create and collaborate. I make no claim of … Continue reading

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Knowledge & Risk Management Competence

Why are we typically so ineffective in performing project risk management? Why, in spite of all of our smart people, great tools and extensive experience are we continually surprised and impacted by things, we realize in retrospect, could have been … Continue reading

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“Sign Guy” Marketing

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that there’s been a significant proliferation, over the last year or so, of those “Sign Guys” (my term…for convenience only…no pejorative connotation or gender bias intended) you see along the … Continue reading

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“Are We There Yet” – Grain Elevators and Learning

They say all stories have teaching moments. The following is a story from my childhood. Although as you’ll see it made some immediate difference in my life, it took me another 40 years to understand and appreciate the learning. As … Continue reading

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Change Reflux Disease

  During my working years I was frequently bothered with night-time acid reflux. Given the stresses of work and life, along with poor eating and exercise habits, I guess that’s not an unexpected consequence. In any case, one night last … Continue reading

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Happiness, Hope and Business Strategy

It seems to me that business leaders should pay more attention to the state of mind of their workforce when they engage in strategic planning. Businesses are after all, a system, or a network of people who must interact in … Continue reading

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Project Management Across the Knowledge Domain

This is third in the series of my blogs addressing the intimate relationship between Project Management, Risk Management and Knowledge Management. In the first blog, I introduced the idea that the Project Manager must be a Knowledge Manager to be … Continue reading

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