IBM’s Succession

Last month IBM’s Board of Director’s named Ginni Rometty as the company’s next CEO to succeed the current CEO Sam Palmisano. I’ve been meaning to write about this but got distracted with a different array of activities but was reminded again...

Know Your Market

Internet technology and social media platforms have made it easy for organizations to develop marketing campaigns that are fast, cheap, and seemingly efficient.  However, what these tools don’t do is compensate for a lack of intelligence on the part of some...

International Expansion

One of the nuggets of wisdom that organizational leaders quickly learn about is that whatever made their firms successful in the past is not necessarily what will make it successful in the future.  In fact, the components of competitive advantage are often discovered...

Inclusivity in Decision Making

There’s an interesting post on bnet that highlights the ten biggest mistakes that managers make.  Most, if not all, of these items, apply to professionals in general and project managers in particular.  The true differentiator when it comes to managing others,...

Personal Attacks on Projects

Each of us reacts to issues and problems differently.  Some believe it best to resolve challenges quickly while others prefer to take their time to think of the best solution for a given problem.  When it comes to dealing with change that will result from projects,...