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The Republican Party: Three Problems In 2013


The Republican party has a big problem, a really big problem. The 2012 Presidential elections dealt the Republicans a crushing blow. The loss in the popular vote was greater than expected, but the loss in the electoral college was devastating. … Continue reading

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Genius PMO: Plan Projects for the New Post Office


One of the big changes we can expect in 2012 is the restructuring of the US Post Office. The post office is one of those things that you expect to always be there. You drop off a letter in the mail … Continue reading

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10 Steps To Design A Project Management Office!


Every PMO Director has a different view on how to start up a new PMO. Most Directors will agree on the plan at 50,000 feet, but  each will have different ideas about the importance of each element and where it … Continue reading

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Myth & Merger Part 2: Communication Makes A Difference


Your firm has decided to acquire or merge with another firm. The merger allows you to achieve a key business goal (dominate a market, expand to a new size, move into new territories, etc.) faster or less expensively than by … Continue reading

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Myth & Merger, Part 1: Writing A Merger Plan


When your organization undergoes an acquisition or a merger, it has a profound impact. Of course, it is supposed to have a profound impact… that’s why money, stock and personnel were committed to this project. The merger of two firms … Continue reading

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Monkey Traps, Career Development, And Your Next Budget


Have you ever seen a monkey trap? It’s a simple device, just a container with a narrow opening. Typically, it’s a gourd or a hole in a tree with an opening just big enough for a monkey to squeeze his hand into; inside of your … Continue reading

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Management Focus, Gemba And… Rats In The Attic


In our last Blog, we talked about a survey that showed that 46% of outsourcing buyers were satisfied with cost savings,  26% were satisfied with transformation efforts and just 11% were satisfied with meeting innovation goals.  We went on to … Continue reading

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