Your Best Days Are Built In Community
There’s something about a good “lone-wolf” story. Eli in “The Book of Eli”, the Mariner in “Waterworld”, Rambo. They inspire the soul. They are bad to the bone, and don’t take crap from anyone. They stand up for injustice, and fight against impossible odds to victory. I love it. … It’s just…that’s not real life.
The only true failure is letting fear win and not giving it your best damn shot.
I Broke The Streak
I kept thinking to myself, “Does any of this really matter? Who even cares what I have to say?” … after posting every day for 20 days, I got 18 page views on this site from 5 people. (Lower than last month where I didn’t post anything) A bit disheartening to say the least.
Ever Said, “Room On The Credit Card”? Cut It Up Right Now.
It’s tempting to think you’re in the minority of credit card users that can “hack” and “churn” their way to reward point nirvana, but if you’ve been guilty of any of the following, it’s time to get rid of them…
Your Project’s Best Friend – Integrated Change Control
Our job as project managers is to manage the tension and interconnected-ness of all the project constrains and stakeholders. A sure fire way to get unhappy customers is agree to their plans without performing integrated change control.
Saving vs. Investing (and What To Focus On First)
Getting a few extra percentage points of growth this year may be sexy, but unless you have a sizable portfolio ($100K+) your time is likely better spent elsewhere.
Day 40 of #75hard
There is no more “on-again-off-again” Josh. He died October 6th, 2021. Gone are the days where I drift through life and half-heartedly attempt new ventures before giving up.
While knowledge is valuable (and learning from other’s mistakes can add decades back to your life), experience (and implicitly failure) is required to grow. You shouldn’t be afraid of failure. Failure is critical, and can often lead to more progress than success.
The Most Important Part Of Your Project Schedule
If you come to me and say that your project schedule is ready to be baselined, I expect to hear (1) when you’re going to be done with the project, and (2) …
Stop Saying People Are “Talented“
Saying people are “talented” lets you off the hook. It makes it seem like high-achievers have something you don’t. And if they have something you don’t, you can’t be held accountable for failure.
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