Simple Rules to a Successful Discussion. Discussions at work could range from the usual quarterly business meetings to a good rewarding discussion with the boss privately handing out pats (and some kind of bonus we hope). Or, it could be bad, from a reprimand to departmental meetings regarding late projects. Some of the latter discussions can get out of hand and end up in a total scream fest. That is what we call a genuine
When I started working one elderly lady told me the success for any worker is if they can provide the 5 Q’s.to their employers. I scratched my head. I asked what was that. She replied “Quickness, Quality, Quantity, Quietly, and Qualified..” She also told me not to stress if I can’t do all 5 at the same time. “Chances are you can achieve most but not all. But keep trying.” then she laughed and walked
I was pondering about golf this morning and it struck me that it might be fun to write about the many similarities between a hybrid Project Manager/Business Analyst (PMP/BA) role vs a professional golf caddy. This may seem a little bit (Okay, a lot) of a stretch at first but stick with me for a few minutes. You don’t become a professional golf caddy by just saying, ‘Hey, I think I’ll go take care of
One of the Agile Tools We use 5 Whys is an iterative interrogative technique used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem. The primary goal of the technique is to determine the root cause of a defect or problem by repeating the question “Why?” Each answer forms the basis of the next question. The “5” in the name derives from an anecdotal observation on the number of iterations needed to resolve the problem.