"This is due. That is soon to be late. There is too much work and not enough resources," a manager listens to her employee declare. The scene is clear as day and is a frequent occurrence in our workplaces. Time compresses, commitments pile up and performance expectations are at their highest levels. We all are extremely busy.
The manager responds, "I know but at the end of the day, I need you to figure it out. You may need to invest more sweat equity into your projects to shorten the schedule and keep costs down. Stop by my office later so we can discuss."...More