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Nov 20, 2021

Leading in an Ecosystem

We’re continuing a series of episodes on the topic of change. Back in episode 339 we talked with Katy Milkman about her book How to Change, which provided some helpful insights into the behavioral science of change.

But what if you are planning to lead a change initiative. Beyond what Katy...


Nov 12, 2021

Little Changes Can Make A Big Difference

It’s interesting to me how little changes can have outsized benefits. For example, how something is said. There’s a difference between a boss saying, “You can hit this date, right?” and “Here’s what we need to get done. How much time do you think this would take? What...


Oct 29, 2021

Help For Leading and Delivering Projects

Part of leading and directing projects is influencing--ethically using the tools and techniques at our disposal to deliver the intended results. Could it be that, at times, we might even need to be a bit pushy? That's something that my guest mentions here in episode 341.

I’m...


Oct 13, 2021

80-20 Is Everywhere

You’ve certainly heard of the Pareto Principle, right? It’s the 80-20 rule that says, for example, 80% of the value of our projects comes from 20% of the scope.

Why do I bring this up? Because most of us know about 80-20 but we don’t leverage it to our advantage. And today’s guest is going to...


Oct 9, 2021

How to Change

There's a change you’ve probably been wanting to make. It could be that you know what to do. The problem is doing it. Remembering it. Following through. And perhaps not beating yourself up because you haven’t made progress.

Whatever it is that you’d like to change, we have good news for you in this...