7 Reasons Your Billing Rate is Low

We probably all know someone who does the same thing as we do but makes a lot more money doing it. We can sit there in jealousy, wondering how he or she does it. But they are obviously doing something we are not. It’s probably more than one of the items below. You’re not up … Continue reading 7 Reasons Your Billing Rate is Low

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Including all Stakeholders

In our project based organizations, we serve in uber-diverse workgroups. Not only are our team members from many different parts of the globe, they rarely all work for the same team. An organization my start a project with a small group of internal staff members. That internal team may consist of a contractor or two … Continue reading Including all Stakeholders

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Respect in the Workplace

 I once knew a woman who was in a bad relationship. I never met her significant other, but she made random comments about how he treated her. The interesting – and significant – thing was that she didn’t make these comments to complain about his behavior. They were stated in a matter-of-fact manner that indicated […] Read more →

The Boss’s Unreasonably High Expectations

The movie “Eight Men Out” is about the 1919 “Black Sox” scandal in which several members of the Chicago White Sox fixed the World Series by losing games on purpose. They did this based on an agreement with two gamblers who promised to pay them more for losing than they would have gained by winning … Continue reading The Boss’s Unreasonably High Expectations

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Process and Consistency – Not Always the Same

I once worked for a man that had a defined process for everything. He tracked everything with a spreadsheet. Everyone was expected to follow all of his processes to the letter. People became so bogged down following process that they got little else done. It was also a drain on morale. They did so much … Continue reading Process and Consistency – Not Always the Same

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