Write Your Status Reports from the Reader’s Perspective

When Wayne Moretti left Mega Manufacturing, I began reporting to Rick Goodall, a senior vice president. Rick was a great guy who fully supported the idea of a project management adviser and really saw the value of the position. He took me to lunch the day before Wayne left, and we’ve had a good working relationship ever since. He invited me to lunch the week of Thanksgiving to discuss status reports and to catch up on other business.

We decided to walk to Joe’s Fishmarket, a new restaurant about two blocks west of Mega Manufacturing. I knew it opened a few weeks ago, but I didn’t know anyone ...

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