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IT Project Success CAN be over 90%

Having managed many IT project successes and a couple of unsuccessful projects over the past 30 plus years prompted me to publish a number of blogs addressing the 10 most common reasons for IT project failure. After publishing the blogs, I set out to find organizations that did not fit the widely accepted project failure … read more


Be A Better Business Writer… Use Lateral Thinking!

In my final blog in this series, I focus on how business writers can achieve better results with lateral thinking. In my previous blogs, I talked about lateral thinking as every writer’s resource, how to boost lateral thinking for writers and why writing is only half the story. I once held the assumption that if … read more


How High Performing Sales Reps Stay Motivated

    Top performing sales reps have a way of making what they do look easy. So how do they stay motivated and on top of their “Game”?     Most top performing reps have a focus and drive that keeps them going.  I have always said that they have this candle inside of them … read more


How to build requirement documents that work

Requirements documents come in a variety of flavours, including marketing, business, and product requirements. Although the specific content varies between each type of requirements document, the purpose remains the same. A requirements document must communicate requirements so that someone can determine a solution. Why do requirement documents fail? In many cases, requirement documents fail to … read more


Loneliness of a High Performing Sales Rep

  Top Performing sales people can have a tough time with their success. There are few people in an organization that understand them and what they do to be successful.   Most people don’t see and don’t know all the work that goes into the deals and the winning ways that they have created. They … read more


Why a Writer’s Craft is Only Half the Story

To write is to orchestrate; to arrange, to organize, to direct, in essence, to conduct. Exercising your writer’s craft is a two part process and conducting a story well, means allowing the music to be created by your reader’s mind. In my previous blog, I suggested ways to boost creative thinking. This blog is about … read more