Project Constraints and Project Selling

There are 3 things you can control about a project, time, resources, and features. Of the three, you at best can control 2. Which is why I propose for projects to have the following creation and definition flow: Feature gathering Resources / Budget constraints Time / Delivery constraints Project planning, project options, packaging, pricing Investigation […]

Sell Reputation

The Greek philosopher Aristotle divided the means of persuasion, appeals, into three categories–Ethos, Pathos, Logos.┬áToday, we’ll talk about ethos. When you’re trying to persuade a customer that your product is worth more than another person’s product, you will invoke one of the three. Substantial investment will be made mostly on the logos and ethos front. […]

Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Nobody in this world can do EVERYTHING, but there are specialist in everything among us. Just like free-trade theory, if specialist engage in work trade, both parties benefit. This is why it’s important to understand the things you are reasonably capable of doing, and things you aren’t. Then you can harness other people’s specialties. This […]

The Ten Commandments of Project Management

Following at least these 10 commandments will be a big step towards becoming a well-respected, trusted, and optimal project manager: Always treat the person that’s working with you with respect. Always assume that your team is working as hard as they can, as fast as they can, and as well as they can. Always ask […]