Sustainable Development Goal 16 Peace & Justice, Strong institutions and Project Management

SDG 16 of 17 aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. This is an important SDG for project management. This goal has ten specific targets to achieve by 2030.  Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related […]

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Mother Earth vs. Humanity – A Sustainability Model

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein I recently watched a Google talk on YouTube by Alex Epstein called ‘The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels’. As I lean towards the other side of this debate, it was interesting to get a fossil fuel (oil, […]

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A Mercenary Perspective on Sustainability

I am blessed and cursed with never having had a boss. Despite the image above, I actually consider myself a capitalist and believe that it is vital  to generate jobs and improve the overall economic well being of society. All of that said though, I do believe we need an overhaul because the existing US-based […]

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The Key Attribute of a Project Manager

I recently enjoyed a discussion on the key attribute of project managers. It started from a conversation about whether a project manager should just do what they were told, or if they should do their best to deliver the greatest value and benefits to the organization. I am biased towards sustainable project management, so the […]

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EVM and Agile – Project Reporting

Context This post was modified from one I developed several years ago for the Mercure AACE 2013 program I took, called W17_PM_EVM-KPI-Reporting. It is a follow on to a recent post “EVM and Agile – Can they work together?“.  Once again, this post is not specifically about sustainable change delivery. It does provide useful considerations, […]

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