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Change: The Only Constant

Roughly 66 million years ago, an asteroid or some other massive object slammed into Central America, creating a giant crater, and killing much of the life on earth—including our pop-culture favs, the dinosaurs. The apex life on the planet got flame-roasted or did...

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Upskilling Your Avengers

I know they’ve been out for a bit, but the last two Avenger movies are some pretty good quarantine viewing. Epic bad guys fighting well-loved good guys as they pull on your heart-strings—it’s some good stuff. Technology has improved so much; just take a...

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Fighter Jets and Race Cars

I recently read an article that the Air Force has developed, constructed, and even tested a new fighter plane in the unthinkably fast time of just one year. For our government and military, which notoriously operate at a snail’s pace—a lot like some of the bigger...

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Intellectual Humility

I was on the BBC website and found a reel about Intellectual Humility. The topic fascinated me and made me think of how well it ties within an Enterprise Digital Transformation initiative. I fully know, and I am sure you do as well, that NO ONE EVER has an ego on...

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Meetings & Cost Containment

Justin Bariso wrote a good article for Inc. back in March of 2020. In it, he discusses an email sent internally to Tesla employees by Elon Musk. Within the email, Musk laid out his three rules for better meetings. They are as follows.  No large...

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Deliberate Practice

My oh my, there are a million things on my plate, and I just don’t know where to start! I’ve said it, you’ve said it, we’ve all said it before. The elephant in the room of DX initiatives is that not only is it disruptive within an organizational construct but a...

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What Story is Your DX Initiative Telling?

According to Christopher Booker’s The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, there are seven basic plots. The Meta-Plot, Overcoming the Monster, Rags to Riches, The Quest, Voyage and Return, Comedy, Tragedy, and Rebirth. Now I am not going to...

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REMOTE PMO & DX INITIATIVES

Worldwide, we are now coming to terms with the depth and the projected lengths of this pandemic. As I was listening to The WHO Director-General talk about “No return to the ‘old normal’ for the foreseeable future” in terms of our personal and professional lives,...

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OCM: CREATE/EXECUTE CHANGE MANAGEMENT PLAN(S)

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.” — Amelia Earhart  Here we are, at the creation and execution of the Change Management Plan. We have Identified our...

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