Tag Archives: project leaders

Keep it Simple

Good project leaders make the complex look simple.  Poor project leaders add needless complexity.

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Project Management and Project Leadership Training

There are so many courses and programs today on the subject of project management and project leadership.  How does an organization choose from the dizzying array?  I have some thoughts which I hope can clarify the decision-making process.  While many … Continue reading

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The Importance of Gate Reviews in Design and Pre-Construction

Gate reviews are essential to well-managed planning and pre-construction phases of a construction project.  The concept is simple in its execution and elegant in its simplicity.  I caution industry professionals that simplicity does not mean that they should let their … Continue reading

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The Inertia of the Status Quo

Effective project leaders challenge existing processes and question the status quo.   They recognize the need to rethink assumptions and evaluate issues objectively. Preconceived notions and biases favoring existing thinking limit our critical thinking, and diminish our ability to make informed … Continue reading

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