project management

What’s the Opposite of Passive Agressive Behavior

April 21, 2011

We hear a lot about passive aggressive behavior. But what’s the opposite? If we don’t want to be passive aggressive, what behavior do we want to demonstrate? We are coordinating a website build with, as often happens, multiple players. It’s a great team that is functioning quite smoothly except for a somewhat recalcitrant client. On [...]

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Project Management and Canoeing Have More in Common than You Might Think

September 7, 2010

I grew up in Manotick, Ontario on an island in the Ridaeu River. I’m not trying to get all Huck on you but this experience provided me with a perspective on project management that has served me well. Living on an island required an early and deep understanding of water. Swimming and canoeing were integral [...]

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