Astral, Cast All?

How about astral projection being used in daily life , if only possible 😁 Or in any walk of life – personal, professional , social ? I would probably start at the work front first (and around Project Management), compared to the other spaces, which are more complex 😁 Let’s call it- the “Astral Cast…

Can you herd cats?

cat herding and you. Is this an ignored / lost skill?
How can we be better at cat herding?

Have you PFFed yet?! (Planning for Failure)

Yes, you read it right! No, this is not my take on glorifying the “butt”, but a take on Failures and Success, as what I experienced over my career. Over my two decades something years of delivery experience, having been a part of a variety of IT programs – transformational, complex, simply difficult, humanely impossible,…

Black box / White box – What mode are you on today?

This is hopefully an interesting question that we all need to ask or understand at some point or the other. We usually come across problems, opportunities and situations in no predestined fashion at work (however organized you may think you are or want to be) and sometimes, knowing what mode you are on (or even…

Project Management – I scream, YOU scream and WE all like Ice Cream!

What better way to demystify Project Management, than taking an example of buying ice cream for your family.
In this article, I will attempt to draw parallels within the personal and professional world and use contexts interchangeably, to highlight key themes that could / maybe explain how we typically react and act, in a “Project” world and sometimes, even at home.

The Future of Project Management

What could be the future of Project Management? If there was to be a revolution in the Project Management space, what would it possibly be / look like? This is what I would predict: All managers would become extinct, just like Dinosaurs – in the near future. So should we trick evolution and ensure survival…

Why did the Project Manager cross the road?

Try answering this – Why did the project manager cross the road? To make it easy, I give you 3 probable reasons: a) He was asked to cross the road b) He heard they were setting up free project support camps on the other side c) He thought he could get a better view from…

What we were not told about Project Management!

Few one liners to bring out the humor in otherwise a dry subject 🙂
◾Shortly, Projects (status) will also be traded on the futures exchange, with stop loss on failure and buy on success
◾Quality and the hourglass have a lot in common- there is only so much that can pass and for anything that has to cross over, it has to exactly fit the specifications / exit criteria