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...

The Law of the Hammer

Recently, I have witnessed what I can best describe as overuse injuries – in a cognitive/psychological sense.   One person who is very generous was on the verge of burnout. She kept giving and prioritizing other people to the point that she had no time to take...

Why Am I Procrastinating?

Everyone procrastinates from time to time – it’s human nature. We put off writing a report, calling potential clients, or starting what we consider a boring job. Here are a few of the excuses we give: I don’t have enough information. I’ll have more time tomorrow.   I...