‘Nothing is worth more than this day’

—Johann von Goethe

Have you ever noticed how some people always seem to be behind the clock, constantly rushing, often late, while others seem to cruise through life? As a PM, have you noticed that some people regularly get their progress reports in on time while others have to be chased every week? Some people give you a plan, while it is easier to draw teeth than get a plan out of some people, let alone get them to work to it.

On the other hand, which are the people that you would pick to write your communications plan, to go to speak to the unions about a change program, or handle a tricky HR issue? Maybe some of those self same people who don’t plan?

Have you ...

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