The role of project sponsors is essential to project success. And yet good project sponsorship happens altogether rarely. It doesn’t have to be that way.
Our lives are about transitions. Those transitions can be positive or negative. We have a choice in how we experience them, and how we move forward.
Consulting is often viewed as something different, special and exclusive. The reality is very different. We are all consultants. We just need to connect with our inner consultant.
The answer to most meaningful questions is “it depends.” The more important follow-up question is “what does it depend on?” When we find ourselves embracing complexity and uncertainty, the answers get fuzzier. So our approach to finding answers has to change.
Asking “why?” seems like a simple question. It is often a very complex one. But getting to the heart of why is essential. Here is how to do that well.
Process is a fundamental dimension of project management, but one we often don’t think about critically. Process doesn’t have to be hard and cumbersome in order to work. We just need to understand what makes good process work well.