Category Archives: Productivity


Jenga Project Management Processes

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Project Managers can get a little nuts about process sometimes. I mean, really. ?Really crazy. ?We add, and add, and add. ?It feels good, I think it’s an addiction actually. But then we end up with a pile of (insert?expletive) that looks like a Jenga game about to fall over. We have to police ourselves. […]

Do You Project Manage Your Life?

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Project managers are the worst to manage.? You need a system for yourself. Andrew Meyer left a comment on Project Manager Interview Questions recently. ?I started to leave a reply and realized this would be a great post. ?Here is Andrew’s comment, the context is related to what to ask ?candidates in an interview for […]

The Lazy Project Manager

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‘Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.’ Robert Heinlein (1907 – 1988)

Time Management in Today’s World

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So, I think of writing here everyday and remember promising myself that I will write 2 articles a month. I haven’t. I come back to the site and see articles everywhere and I am lost. Amidst so much information am not sure what I can write about. I am far from being an expert on […]

Knowledge Jolt with Jack

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Jack Vinson over at Knowledge Jolt with Jack did a post about my post on multitasking yesterday. It’s good to know someone agrees with me and I’m not completely off my rocker! I remember an interview I had once where I was asked about multitasking, and the interviewer was floored when I said I avoid […]

Multi – tasking, Covey and TOC

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Multi-tasking is a subject I’m passionate about. Passionate about NOT doing actually, whenever possible. Let me start by identifying two types of multi-tasking, bad and required. Bad multi-tasking is working on two things simultaneously, or switching between things because something else is suddenly urgent, but not important enough to justify dropping everything you are working […]