Tag: project management

The 3 ‘I’s of Effective Project Management

October 23rd, 2012   •   2 comments   

Courtesy of Geek and Poke

In the age of social, information has become a commodity.

With millions of blogs, websites and forums providing a gazillion bytes of data, almost anything you want to find can be obtained for free. Just fire up Google and start searching with the most relevant keywords. Often, you can find white papers, sample plans, slide presentations, and wikis on any subject matter.
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Have You Dived Deep Enough?

October 15th, 2012   •   2 comments   

Courtesy of Time Travel

We’re besieged by “short-termism” in an age of 24/7 hyper-connectivity. With the empowerment of social technologies, everybody can be a pundit, proffering an interminable stream of quick fixes.

When faced with a problem, you can virtually hear the “guns” firing away…
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Putting Ideas into Action

November 4th, 2009   •   1 comment   

Here’s what happens when theory (and bureaucracy) overrides action (courtesy of RedState)

As frequent bloggers, Facebookers, and Twitterers, we need to be mindful of lapsing into theoreticism, which is the preference for theories over action. In Chinese, we call it “zhi shang tan bing” or discussing stratagems on paper.

It is nice to be known (or branded) as a “guru” and be seen as an expert in a particular subject matter. One can spew out gems of wisdom ad infinitum (or ad nauseum, depending on which side of the fence you sit on), and create numerous “10 ways to do this better” lists. Like this post here for instance.

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