Within every project lurks the optimism bias. That smiley guy in yellow is probably the project manager , shortly before or after planning the project…. But don’t be miserable, just be mindful. And get that contingency in somehow.
Fantastic news for overstretched change management people Don’t fret about how best to cater, or even discover, about your audience’s learning style – it doesn’t matter! At least according to a recent post from the British Psychological Society In a shameless display of confirmation bias, I haven’t read the evidence because the conclusion suits me just … More Ignore Learning Styles
thanks to those lovely people from the UK government’s behavioural insights team (BIT) we can all become designers of behavioural interventions, borrowing from psychology, behavioural economics , nudging etc etc. For more about EAST and BIT let them tell you in their own words for change projects the joy of nudging is that it can … More EAST is East
This is a great matrix that is somewhat linked to Dwight D Eisenhower. Good enough for the leader of the free world/ capitalist evil empire, good enough for me
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You know I like the principles. I also like the pictures.
Thanks Nik M for sending this out : IEEE on IT project failures
I’ve linked to a useful article below and I think the message I’m taking from it is – pie charts are over- and badly used I’ve attached an image to prove her point Anna the visual designer’s post
The very popular ‘Belbin’ team roles deserve a shout. With forming and dissolving project teams such a regular occurrence, anything to kick start the process…. Here’s a great sales video to why Belbin think it matters and a few more free resources on the Belbin web site
Thanks to ‘Wrike’ for commissioning this nice little picture and sparing me having to ring up all these important people to get their meeting tips ! Jeff Bezos’ tip reminds me of my diamond formation post….
Besides adding up to ‘100’ , this little ratio is behind a few learning strategies going out on projects I’m involved with this year. My reflection on this model, from the perspective of making change stick, is how to address the ‘70%’ in any organisation? The project team have almost 100% control over the 10% but for the ‘social’ … More 70:20:10