Building for the Future – Developing the business

Building for the Future – Developing the business

Business development takes time and money.  Great companies and more to the point, great leaders, see the value in development investment.  Not only with product and services, but with people who have a mindset for what will be needed or mainstream in five to ten...
Organizational Function – Culture and Core Value(s)

Organizational Function – Culture and Core Value(s)

Human capital is the foundation of an organization. Stephen M.R. Covey is world renown for his leadership and ability to get to the core of business culture.  To quote a passage in one of his recent publications; “One way to think about the various dimensions of...
Business Development – A diagnostic look

Business Development – A diagnostic look

When one has personal health concerns or issues, your physician may recommend an X-Ray or computerized tomography (CT) imaging in order to help diagnose the cause and effect of your symptoms. Not unlike your personal fitness, business health and the functional...
Project – Cost Management Basics

Project – Cost Management Basics

When it comes to managing the project in terms of cost, some project managers are not sure or confident in where to begin and what to manage. An outline of the building blocks can be shown by the following graphic; As with any part of management, it begins with a good...
Projects – Time – Success/Failure/Incomplete

Projects – Time – Success/Failure/Incomplete

“Time kills all projects” is a term coined from experience.  Most projects and programs successfully launch providing there is a solid foundation of planning, stakeholder support and leadership coupled with stewardship. All too often however we come across a...