Author Archives: Radha Mukkai

Hidden Assumptions in a Project Schedule

I got an important insight while reading the book, Roundtable on Project Management. The book contains conversations between practitioners about project management that was compiled from discussions in Jerry Weinberg’s SHAPE forum. The book filled with pragmatic advice from people who … Continue reading

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Mindless Middles

Barry Oshry wrote a recent blog post on the challenges of working as a Middle. 1 Oshry states: Middles regularly face potential sewer pipe situations. The instructions come and you pass them on. That’s what Middles do. Unfortunately, that’s what … Continue reading

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Define Reality

In the book, Leadership Is An Art, Max DePree talks about the responsibilities of a leader. Max DePree has the following to say: The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. … Continue reading

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Inspiration from John Bogle

John Bogle has been an inspiration in my journey of personal and professional growth. Whenever I read or listen to John Bogle, I always walk away with an uplifting feeling. Mr. Bogle’s personality flows through in his speech and writing. … Continue reading

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5 Key Questions for every project

I am a regular reader and fan of Glen Alleman’s blog – Herding Cats. Glen writes an insightful blog about Project Management. Glen constantly re-iterates the 5 Immutable Principles of project management. The principles are stated in the form of … Continue reading

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Insights about Software Projects – Part 5

I am writing a series of posts that summarizes some of the insights I have gained while working in the Professional Services/IT Consulting world. My goal with this series to increase awareness of important aspects of projects, promote improved thinking … Continue reading

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Insights about Software Projects – Part 4

I am writing a series of posts that summarizes some of the insights I have gained while working in the Professional Services/IT Consulting world. My goal with this series to increase awareness of important aspects of projects, promote improved thinking … Continue reading

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Insights about Software Projects – Part 3

I am writing a series of posts that summarizes some of the insights I have gained while working in the Professional Services/IT Consulting world. My goal with this series to increase awareness of important aspects of projects, promote improved thinking … Continue reading

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Insights about Software Projects – Part 2

I am writing a series of posts that summarizes some of the insights I have gained while working in the Professional Services/IT Consulting world. My goal with this series to increase awareness of important aspects of projects, promote improved thinking … Continue reading

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Insights about Software Projects – Part 1

I am writing a series of posts that summarizes some of the insights I have gained while working in the Professional Services/IT Consulting world. My goal with this series to increase awareness of important aspects of projects, promote improved thinking … Continue reading

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