Good, Fast, and Cheap…Pick Two

I was in my early 20s when I first heard the truism above in a project management class.   The implications of “Good, fast, and cheap…pick two” are: If it’s fast and good, it’s going to be expensive If it’s good and cheap, it will require lots and lots of time If...

Are You a Cardboard Cutout at Home?

In recent years, the phrase “work-life balance” is not appearing as often in business articles. Now, we just call it “balance” or even “mindfulness.”   Yet, I had a conversation recently with a client who said that he wanted to improve his work-life balance....

Mind the Gap in 2020

A change in decade has psychological significance. Some of us rang in a new millennium, worked thorough the financial turmoil of “the aughts”, recovered our wits and our money during the teens, and are currently preparing for the 20s. I wonder if they’ll be roaring...