Scale Your Processes Based on Project Size

Sam in Human Resources set up a meeting with me for the afternoon of May 28 with a new employee. It was Ron Jobs, the recent graduate Sam mentioned to me last month. He had accepted our offer and had been on the job for about a week. The two of them came by my office around 2 p.m. and Sam introduced us.

“Tom Mochal, this is Ron Jobs,” he said. “Ron just graduated from Northeast Illinois State and started with us last week.” Ron looked young. I wondered if I looked that young when I graduated college. He was 22 or 23, and his overall look was crisp and professional. I didn’t know how smart or skilled ...

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