Found: The Most Cynical Project Management Post of the Year (So Far)


I was floored this morning when I came across this post about project sponsors. Some choice excerpts:

The problem with project sponsors is that they have got to where they are by climbing a very dirty greasy pole. They now have a privileged aerial view of the executive landscape…. The slightest hint or whiff [...]

Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam….


When Monty Python sang about it, it was funny. (At least it was funny 40 years ago.) When it takes over your inbox, it’s frustrating. And when someone gets sucked in and loses data, money, or both, it’s a disaster — and a crime that the constabulary can’t seem to get a handle on.

If you [...]

Haircuts, Business Economics, and the Law of Unintended Consequences


If you have been giving something away and you stop, do you really make more money? What about raising prices only for your best customers?

Those are the questions posed by the place where I’ve been getting my hair cut.

Background: There are at least four places to get my hair cut down at the [...]

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