Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: project management

  • The Four Os of Meeting Prep

    The Four Os of Meeting Prep

    My current work doesnโ€™t require me to run or attend a ton of synchronous meetings, and that is as it should be. Most in-person meetings are poorly organized and happen because someone doesnโ€™t want to do the hard work of thinking about a problem and doing some writing. I admit that Iโ€™ve been guilty of […]

  • Long lists are guilt trips

    How is your to-do list looking these days? Is it helping you or is it weighing you down? If a list has too many items on it, it probably isnโ€™t that useful. Of course, how many items are too many is up to you to decide.

  • Stop looking out there, you already have what you need

    Stop looking out there, you already have what you need

    I’ve been working on a project at work recently and it’s been pretty challenging. I’m project managing the building of a THING and there are 4-5 people working on the THING and it’s all pretty loose and scrappy because, you know, that’s how THINGS get built in modern tech workplaces right? ๐Ÿ™„ We’ve been creating […]