Project Management

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The 100 Day Challenge

By |September 23rd, 2010|

Today marks the first of the last 100 days in the year.

100 days is a lot of time – even though in some ways it […]

Work Habits

By |September 8th, 2010|

So I’m writing a book.

Some of you may already know that. That’s because I’ve been talking about doing it for quite awhile. […]

Your Projects: Getting A Lot Done Fast

By |September 7th, 2010|

In every job, we can find ourselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between the big things and the little things. The big things include […]

Prioritizing in 3 Simple Steps

By |May 6th, 2010|

Help! I Need to Prioritize

Last night my head was spinning. I couldn’t wrap my head around all the things I had to do. Clients, workshops, assessment tools, […]

Overcoming Inertia

By |March 9th, 2010|

Inertia is a basic physical principle based on the fact that things tend to preserve their present state – whether that is resting or moving.

Many […]

Skipping Steps in the Process:The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By |November 11th, 2009|

There are many times during our day when we can (and should) cut redundancies and focus on better uses of our time (indeed, I spend […]

Writing Things Down

By |October 14th, 2009|

Urban legend often speaks of a Harvard Business School study where a mere 3% of students wrote down their goals.  Interestingly, ten years later, these […]

It’s All About the Systems

By |April 15th, 2009|

Years ago when I was a management consultant and struggling to stay on top of an overwhelming workload, a wise woman said to me: “Ann, […]

Managing Projects – Similar to Shoveling Snow

By |January 14th, 2009|

The Jumbo Shovel Approach:
Phew! I just got in from shoveling the driveway. Last winter I used a jumbo-sized shovel but I barely got anywhere with […]

Project Planning

By |November 12th, 2008|

Spending Spending just a few minutes on simple upfront project planning can save a lot of time down the road.

Project planning is often made out […]