Tag: Project Management

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I’ve blogged in the past about Vistage, the CEO membership organization that I’ve been a member of for five years. I was talking with a Vistage VP a few weeks […]

What’s Your Membership Experience?
Posted on May 22, 2013
I've blogged in the past about Vistage, the CEO membership organization that I've been a member of for five years. I was talking with a Vistage VP a few weeks ago and he summed up the Vistage experience quite succinctly: strong peer advisory group with well-run meetings, effective coaching and world-class speakers. In other words, the [...]
JP Rule #10: Never Deliver Bad News Via E-mail or IM. Never.
Posted on June 20, 2012
Just as our moms and Miss Manners tell us to never to break up with someone via email or Facebook, I tell my Project Managers to never, ever deliver bad news to clients or staff via e-mail or instant messenger (IM). Delivering bad news via email or IM is just plain bad business so why do people [...]
Your New Website Isn’t Done, It Probably Needs Tweaking
Posted on January 11, 2012
My family moved into our new house last July and guess what? We're not done with the unpacking and decorating. Yes, the new house is worlds better than our old house, all the furniture is in place, we have stuff on the walls, and most of the boxes are gone, but we're not done and it's taken months of tweaking [...]
JP Rule #1: Do or do not. There is no try.
Posted on May 5, 2011
[caption id="attachment_2722" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="© 2007 USPS. All Rights Reserved."] [/caption] In honor of May 4, a sacred day among Star Wars fans (because George Lucas released all of the Star War movies on May 4th), I'm blogging about my Rule #1: Do or do not. There is no try. Clearly, I did not make up this rule. [...]
JP Rule #3: Never Let Your Client Make a Mistake
Posted on April 21, 2011
The Matrix Group running team wanted t-shirts for a couple of races this Spring and Summer. We ordered black running shirt with our logo printed using a sublimation process, meaning that instead of being an applique, the ink is fused into [...]
Why Having a Baby Will Be Good For My Business
Posted on September 9, 2010
I'm having a baby tomorrow (maybe sooner, we'll see) and then I'll be home with baby Marcus John.  For a few weeks at least, I'll be dealing with lack of sleep, no set routine, and hundreds of diaper changes.  The big questions that always pop up when [...]
Campbell Wealth Management Web site Redesign
Posted on January 21, 2010
Matrix Group partnered with Campbell Wealth Management a leading financial advisor firm to launch a redesigned Web site.  Matrix Group worked closely with Campbell and his team to create a Web site that strongly connected with his personal philosophy, “to build, manage and protect clients’ financial wealth through a superior level of service with one goal in mind—to enhance their [...]
Crowdsourced Software Development?
Posted on January 14, 2010
This afternoon, the MatrixMaxx team at Matrix Group held a Town Hall meeting with clients to get feedback on about a half dozen features slated to go into the 10.1 version (scheduled for release in early February).  We could have surveyed clients via e-mail or a Web survey; [...]