Systemation Blog - Part 2
October 21, 2010

People Want to do Good, BUT . . .

I know you have lots of reasons to not believe this, but people are good. They care about others and want to help those in need. […]
September 10, 2010

Do Your Project Stakeholders Resemble Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?

Most projects start off with low levels of stress and lots of congeniality. Meetings are filled with give-and-take where people are amenable to differing views and […]
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 […]
July 23, 2010

Get More Out of Life by Seeing the Shades of Grey

Life today presents us with so many different environments and situations. On a daily basis we pass judgments and take actions that help us navigate through […]
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 […]