Getting real about risk. How to use a Pre-Mortem to set your project up for success

Getting your team to have an open and constructive conversation about future risks and challenges is hard, even for the best of teams. Consider the case of Adam (not his real name), a VP for a large global healthcare company. He built a new team with a mission to streamline innovation between multiple R&D groups.Continue reading “Getting real about risk. How to use a Pre-Mortem to set your project up for success”

The 5% @sshole rule

I believe that 95% of people come to work to do a good job and do the right thing for the company. I call this the 5% @ssshole rule, since some people just seem to take pleasure from being difficult and making others look bad. The second part of the rule is even more important;Continue reading “The 5% @sshole rule”