Systemation Blog - Part 2
August 4, 2010

So, You Can’t Get People to Use the Software Tool

You hear about it all the time. Organizations invest in a software tool and then struggle with its adoption. It could be project management, customer relationship […]
June 16, 2010

Holding People Accountable (Part 2)

Even if you follow all the practices laid out in Holding People Accountable (Part 1), you may still find team members failing to deliver as promised. […]
June 10, 2010

Holding People Accountable (Part 1)

You’ve heard the talk in the hallways. “He’s not holding so and so accountable.” “They never deliver on time.” “If I were the project manager I’d […]
May 26, 2010

Four Keys to Building Strong Work Relationships

Most work environments require interacting with others. Some people view these interactions as separate events they must endure and others view them as enriching, ongoing relationships. […]
April 29, 2010

Don’t Ask For Permission When Forgiveness is Easier

You’ve heard it said that electricity follows the path of least resistance, so why shouldn’t this principle apply to our decision making too? We’ve all been […]
April 8, 2010

When Has Documentation Ever Saved Your Butt?

We spend lots of time and energy covering our butts. Documents and emails are generated to record agreements, records are created for tasks we work on, […]
March 26, 2010
late or underestimated project

Was Your Project Late or Underestimated?

It’s amazing how a simple tool such as a project schedule, with multiple tasks and a project completion date, can create so much shame or joy […]
December 12, 2009

How Work Gets Done

Most organizational leaders are compensated for executing on strategy and maintaining daily operations. While true, this is an overly glorified way of presenting their job description. […]
October 21, 2009

Haunting Deadlines

Working on projects can be very demanding, taxing our energy and resiliency. There are often spurts of overtime that have to be put in to get […]
October 1, 2009

When Does Done Mean Done?

How many times have you asked someone to do something for you and when they tell you they’ve done it you come to find out it’s […]