COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 07: Dealing with Cobb’s Paradox

“We know why projects fail; we know how to prevent their failure—so why do they still fail?” Martin Cobb, Treasury Board Secretariat 1995 Cobb’s Paradox and the Solution This paradox has been frequently raised again and again in the project management community over the years. A generally accepted solution to it though seems particularly appropriate […]

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COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 06: The Cost of Delay

“The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.” No idea who said this. “Sometimes the early bird gets the worm, but sometimes the early bird gets frozen to death.” Myron Scholes Many of us instinctively procrastinate and delay. There are times though, where the cost of delays […]

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COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 04: Transformational Change Requirements

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down, and many countries and communities have been forced to make dramatic changes in lifestyle, plans and expectations. What is being demanded in many of these communities is a dramatic transformational change. Sustainable project management can help provide guidance with this. What is being asked worldwide is […]

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