Project Management

A hard lesson in project management from a maid service

There are two truths in any project.  A project that is managed well, however lovely the experience, is unspectacular.  A mismanaged project, on the other hand, is like a car wreck.  Everybody talks about it. I was reminded of this recently when I used a new maid service.  House cleaning is a simple exercise in project management.  Like any complex project though, it’s about planning, managing the tasks, the time, the expectations, the big picture and the little details, and instilling confidence in your client that they are in good hands. Here’s the scoop… A few months ago I decided to try...