I know a Vice President (VP) who hangs a sign outside his office that says: “Don’t Bring Me Problems … Bring Me Solutions!”
What he really meant by that sign is: “if you don’t know how to solve problems, then you don’t have a place in the organization” … makes sense now, right?
Problem solving is one of your most important professionals skills because regardless of your job description or position, “you are hired to solve problems“.
How well you deal with problems will be a determining factor in how successful you are at work or in life.
Key findings from several reports have shown that up to 60% of Software / Information Technology (IT) Projects fail because of cost / budget overruns, and missed or poorly delivered functionality.
In this article, I will show you how to prevent that from happening to you or your projects …
There comes a time in your career when you will have to take a serious look at the possibility of moving into management.
This may be preceded by a time of dis-satisfaction with the status quo either because:
- You are beginning to feel that you have hit a glass ceiling
- You are thinking that you would do a better job than some managers you’ve worked for