Ignorance may be bliss, until we realize there is something drastically more efficient and effective out there. Then, ignorance becomes a costly, time-consuming oversight. Case in point: Excel spreadsheets.
We use project management in every area of our lives, without even realizing it. From making dinner to coordinating a 10-person project, we are all personal and professional project managers.
Our physical location has less of an impact on our quality of work than ever before. Fifty years ago, working at home most likely meant an employee was sick. Today, telecommuting is a standard benefit at many companies and is seen as an effective tool to boost productivity.
Who thinks they’re not working enough? You probably won’t get many hands in the air on that one. It seems that you hear that constant refrain: “I can’t get caught up”, “there aren't enough hours in the day”, “I have to work again this weekend.” We can all empathize. It seems a lot of people struggle with the same situation.
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