People, Process, Progress
From Commander's Intent in the U.S. Military to Leader's Intent applied by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group and Lean teams, this first of the 'Foundational Five' is the key to setting teams in the right direction to accomplish the mission.
Just as Superman faces his enemies when they have his weakness kryptonite as a weapon, we as normal people can face our own weaknesses every day.
Sharing 5 lessons learned from a family trip to Mt. Rogers, Virginia that can be applied to the professional world.
The benefits of getting into nature and disconnecting from work and technology for a bit are many. In this week’s episode I share my feedback on my opportunity to have done just that.
Our children, our fire engine crews and our project teams are filled with people that have various strengths. As leaders we have opportunity to leverage the best in each of these people and build cohesion amongst them.
Inspired by the movie “Glory”. Sometimes as parents and as project managers we need to let our people face a little bit of adversity so they can come out better on the other side.
We can follow a process and plan all day long, but we cannot control all the variables. So let's embrace the "Butterfly Effect" and lessen the impact of potential disaster in the later stages of a project.
Whether you are briefing a team to go into the field or a project team that’s deploying new software, let them know up front the reality of the situations they may face.
Using the 'Foundational Five' structure to share intent, objectives, organization, resources and communications to help brand new Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) intro students through BJJ White Belts on the cusp of earning their Blue Belt to survive.
Contingency planning is important for projects, special events and even in our personal lives. The (P)rimary (A)lternate (C)ontingency (E)mergency is a great methodology to follow.