Monthly Archives: January 2011

Communicating Your Value and Narcissism–Where’s the line between them?

When the hockey team wins the Stanley Cup and parades down main street shouting “We’re Number One!”, no one would call that narcissism. They are actually number one, it’s a fact. However when the starter goalie for the team mid … Continue reading

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Facilitating the “Angry Mob” meeting Part 3

In my blog post Facilitating the “Angry Mob” meeting – Part 1 , I talked about the core things the facilitator needs to do to prevent problems in an “Angry Mob” meeting. Now we need to talk about what to … Continue reading

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The new and improved – Mr. Bill Gates

On a project in the US in 1996 I met a former employee of Microsoft. That in itself is not such an unusual thing, but to meet one of its first former employees is. A guy who at the infancy … Continue reading

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Facilitating the “Angry Mob” meeting Part 2

  In my blog post Facilitating the “Angry Mob” meeting – Part 1 , I talked about the core things the facilitator needs to do to prevent problems in an “Angry Mob” meeting. Now we need to talk about what … Continue reading

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Facilitating the “Angry Mob” Meeting

  Imagine for a moment, the nightmare scenario. You have been engaged to deploy a new technology for a client. The CIO unilaterally made the decision to deploy it. The technology will eliminate IT jobs and will cause 50% of … Continue reading

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Poll–What’s the most important thing to you as a consultant

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Project Management – An Interview with Niccolo Machiavelli

We are here with Mr. Niccolo Machiavelli. Mr. Machiavelli is the author of the well known publication, “The Prince”. Welcome to the show Nick! NM> Thanks Ian, I am glad to be here. Nick, when you look at a project … Continue reading

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