Insights

JMW’s Consultants and clients share their thoughts on some of the challenges faced by today’s leaders.

Thicker Than Water: Understanding What Really Works When Taking On Water Scarcity

While systems and technologies play an important role in the fight against drought, producing enduring results that effectively target water scarcity often requires looking beyond the tactics—a...

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About That Fine Print: The Hidden Context of Best Practice

One of the strengths of the project management community is that project teams consistently look at their history and draw conclusions about how to do things better the next time around – avoiding...

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Create - Don't Duplicate

Welcome to the final installment of our six blog series---“Productivity:  Making Results Happen!”  This series of blogs is devoted to offering leaders like you  a series of simple ideas about...

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When IT Means Business

IT executives today find themselves faced with an unreasonable, logic-defying challenge: satisfy ever-escalating, complex demands for technology improvements and solutions … and oh yeah, get it...

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Manage your conversations and get results

Welcome to the fifth of our six blog series—“Productivity:  Making Results Happen!”  Our mission is to offer you simple ideas that when applied to your challenges will likely bring you and your...

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Not Getting it All Done? A Radical Approach

When working with a large IT function of a major government organization recently, a frequent complaint was the overwhelming amount of work to be done with not enough people and not enough time to...

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What dodging performance conversations might be saying to your team

A number of years ago I became aware of an aspect of performance that I’d never considered before. In particular, this situation was about addressing poor performance, or, more accurately, the...

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Is there really a difference between management and leadership?

Some might question whether there’s much, if any, difference between management and leadership, since both require the ability to work effectively with people to make something happen. 

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Enlist Others

Welcome to the fourth of our six blog series—“Productivity: Making Results Happen!” Our mission is to offer you simple ideas that when tested in day to day work, will provide you with some new...

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Choice is power

Welcome to the third of our six blog series - “Productivity:  Making Results Happen!”  Our mission is to offer you simple ideas that when observed through day to day work, will provide you with some...

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