Category Archives: Education & Training

Strategy within Uncertainty…Join me at the Global Performance Management Forum

admin/ August 8, 2010/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Education & Training, IT Governance/ 0 comments

Wikipedia offers a definition of “uncertainty” as “a state of having limited knowledge where it is impossible to exactly describe existing state or future outcome, more than one possible outcome.” There are very few, if any, business entities today who have certainty. When risk is great, and a clear, well defined vision of the future is not able to be

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Collaborating – Do you want to be happy or be right?

admin/ June 27, 2010/ Business Alignment, Business Transformation, Change Management, Debate, Decision Making, Delivery & Execution, Education & Training, Leadership/ 0 comments

Have you ever found yourself in the place where you are debating one side of an issue and gaining no ground whatsoever? Have you ever asked yourself what matters more, being happy or being right? In my change efforts, I frequently look for and, more importantly, listen for these two points. The next time you find yourself in a debate

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Integrating Project and Change Management

admin/ April 29, 2010/ Business Transformation, Debate, Delivery & Execution, Education & Training, Leadership, Project Management, Transformation Tools & Techniques/ 0 comments

On April 27, 2010 project & change management leaders came together in Las Vegas to discuss how and why project management and change management are integrated. I recently had the great honor of speaking as a part of a panel at the 2010 Global Change Management conference hosted by Prosci ( www.prosci.com ) and the Association of Change Management Professionals

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Which bucket are you operating in: “because of” or “in spite of”?

admin/ April 2, 2010/ Business Transformation, Education & Training, Leadership, Lessons Learned, My Quotes, Resource Management/ 0 comments

Want to know how you can positively impact your own skills profile, a one-on-one discussion, team discussion, or leadership team? Go get two buckets. In the first bucket, place all your or others positive, encouraging, or productive comments. This is the “because of” bucket. Each of us are successful for different reasons. Think…”I am successful or effective ‘because of’ [insert

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What would you expect from a website dedicated to driving business change?

admin/ June 22, 2009/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Debate, Delivery & Execution, Education & Training, IT Governance, Leadership, Lessons Learned, My Quotes, Project Management, Resource Management, Transformation Tools & Techniques/ 0 comments

I am considering the possibility of building out a website dedicated to driving business change and business change leadership. I have many thoughts on what this site might look like but am interested in what the business change community wants to see. Please leave me a comment here. My initial list of topics includes but is not limited to: