Desperately seeking (successful) strategy
Strategy, almost by definition is about the big picture. It’s about being comprehensive, across the whole landscape of issues and opportunities, trends and events. Where have you used strategic thinking and planning to help your project team open up a new future? asks David Jago.
Questions from a project manager
Why would facilitative project managers be interested in the difficult art of questioning? David Jago says the quality of your questions is so important.
“After all: garbage in, garbage out. An oldie but a goodie. If you start with crap data, it can only go downhill from there.”
Dead horse strategies: when a project dies
When you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.
This fairly well known piece of humour, contrasts ‘Dakota tribal wisdom’ with what supposedly happens in the corporate, government, and non-profit world.