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Survival Toolkit – Effective Risk Mgt

Few project leaders want to spend the up-front time and money to actually put together a risk management plan, but it truly needs to be your first step in effectively managing risks on your project. Without a plan in place...

The Big Idea: Accounting for Time

The research is unambiguous: People who value time more than money are happier and more productive. But actually shifting to a time-first mindset is really hard. Partly, it’s because of how our brains are wired. Partly, it’s because we don’t...

Pecking Order Theory

In corporate finance, the pecking order theory (or pecking order model) postulates that the cost of financing increases with asymmetric information. Financing comes from three sources, internal funds, debt, and new equity. Companies prioritize their sources of financing, first preferring...

Leadership Top-Down

Leadership is often an art, not a science. There are many different ways to lead people and many different kinds of leaders. Not all of the methods are optimal in all situations. Many times, the leader must learn to fit...