Quick note: this post was written and recorded before the company name change. Got ya thinkin' there, didn't I? I know you have one ... ... a scope creep worst-workday-ever disaster story. Maybe the one where a bunch of "Could you just...?" add-ons beckoned. And (being the nice, accommodating person you are) you listened. You found yourself out on a … [Read more...] about What’s YOUR nasty scope creep story?
The project manager (PM) grabbed a 28-page training manual off the stack ... of 200 conference copies. She. was. livid. She rolled up the book, brandished it like a mini sword, and gave her team the evil eye. "Ten of us reviewed this. TEN. And we didn't catch it." A budget derailed by what the PM saw as unimportant: ‘Fresh pair of eyes’ … [Read more...] about “We didn’t catch it.” An expensive lesson in proofing our own work
Do you remember that D+ essay in high school? The one with sentence fragments and misspellings? And some wrong words used in place of the right ones? Yeah. That essay. Mom wasn't pleased, was she? Let me help you avoid this scenario and save money on proofing. ’Cause in the real world, the critics can be worse than Mr. Eley in sophomore English. And each … [Read more...] about Rescue your proofing budget!