If you like biographies and the entertainment industry, I recommend reading, or listening to, Will by Will Smith. Will did the narration for the audiobook and he did an outstanding job. This is one of my favorite books that I've read in the last year. He shares his humanity and weaknesses as equally as his successes and strengths.
Why You Should Use a Project Start Checklist
In this post I discuss three key benefits of using a project start checklist and why you should use one.
Lessons Learned 2020
This is my annual list of cool things I learned in 2020 including quotes, insights, fun facts, and key lessons.
Onboarding Checklist (Includes Free Template)
Training and onboarding new team members is challenging. There is a lot involved and it is easy to leave out important steps. When you onboard an employee, you want to train them methodically and give them the tools to be successful. To be purposeful in training and to ensure I don't forget any critical steps, I've created this checklist to guide our onboarding process.
Best Books of 2020
My annual list of favorite books read for 2020. Several great books on business, self-help, and fiction made the list.
How to Organize Project Folders and Files (Free Template Included)
Do you find it hard to organize project files and quickly find what you need? It can be frustrating and time consuming to search through folders trying to find project files right when you need them. This is due to a lack of consistency in naming project folders and storing files. The solution is to use a standardized project folder structure.
Goal Setting Ideas
In November and December I start the process of goal setting for the new year. Here are some goal setting ideas and prompts that you may find useful.
How to Write an RFI (Part 2)
The ability to clearly explain a problem is an invaluable skill. If we want to get good answers and keep our projects on schedule, our questions must be clear and easy to understand.
RFI Checklist and Template
Inspired by The Checklist Manifesto, I developed this checklist for processing an RFI. I've included a free template you can download.
How to Write an RFI
This is my guide on how to write an RFI. The key points to remember are to be clear, be concise, and be correct.