change management

How to Overhaul a Culture of Project Malpractice

Expectations around project success are historically low across organizations. Poor results in the past have led many companies to believe that only a few projects will pan out, and executives often respond by thinking less is more and trying many different...
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5 Reasons Projects Fail: #2 Organizational Rigidity

This is part 4 of 5 of a series. To see the last post on “Unrealized benefits”, click here. Two million years ago, the climate and landscape of Africa was in flux. Over the course of 200,000 years, areas alternated between woodland and grassland...
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Leadership Is Taken, Not Given – Part 3: Execution and Closeout

In our last post, we introduced the concept of Defining Moments for projects and their leaders. Unlike in life, they are predictable–they arise at certain points, or “hotspots,” of projects. We’ve already covered the hotspots pertaining...
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