Are we gaining experience or merely getting old?

How experienced are you in Project Management?I have ten years of Project Management experience. The above response only tells us that someone has spent ten years managing projects. It is not an accurate measure of their experience. The experience is what and how much...

Professional suicide in the boardroom!

During the steering co, it is so common to observe the top executive telling everyone what to do. Elaborating on how smart I am and proving the incompetencies of the project team. Taking pride in what and how much I know, ignoring to leverage the value others in the...

Professional suicide! Please don’t do it!

To me, professional suicide is when we say to ourselves the following: I am enough!I know it all!These people are so dumb!I am on top of the food chain!I am CXO for a reason! Basically, professional suicide is when we stop learning from the position of pride. So, we...

How to deal with issues within your team?

As a leader, it is your responsibility to resolve the issues within the project team. You may find a constant theme of problems. For example, the decision makers postpone most decisions, lack of open communication, and lack of alignment within different groups. So,...

Why some companies are so innovative?

Innovation is one of the coolest and most overused terms in the business world. Most of us use it loosely to portray the company’s technological advancement. Innovation is not limited to technology, however. So let us first try to answer why some companies are...

Perceived value never remains the same!

Once upon a time, automatic/mechanical watches were used for telling time. Today these watches say the time of their owner. These high-end watches are expensive to buy and maintain. People wear them for very different purposes. It can be a status symbol. It can be to...

Accountability score!

How are you going on your accountability score? When things do not manifest as we expect, we quickly find others’ issues, problems, and shortcomings. So rather than focusing on getting back on track, we dedicated our energy to covering ourselves – our...

Why double standards in technology adoption?

You will find that the retail technology solutions are kept up to date. We love to jump on every opportunity to upgrade our mobile phones, smart watches, tablets and laptops. However, as an executive, we make lousy or no decisions to upgrade business systems. Due to...

If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it! Why not?

In the business world, we often hear that if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it! So, if the existing business process, business system, or website is functioning, then don’t touch it. It is doing its job, so leave the digital assets alone. At the surface...

Why does software degrade with time?

Software is a set of instructions given to the computer system to process information. So, what software is doing today should continue to do tomorrow. Therefore, the software will continue processing the information with the exact instructions (logic). For example,...