Tag Archives: climate

All the world loves a … deadline

A short op-ed piece in today’s Boston Globe caught our eye as an example – another example, perhaps the ‘biggest’ yet – of the intersection of sustainability and project management. The PMBOK(R) Guide spends a great deal of its energy differentiating projects from operations.  Projects are unique, and have definitive start and end dates. Projects […]

The not-so slippery slope of climate change

a sampling of one day or two of cold weather was enough – for The Donald – to disprove global warming. Perhaps so – because as most of us know it’s not the proper name for what we’re seeing – it’s climate change. In fact, as Donald Trump’s New York was freezing, countries like Brazil and Australia were sizzling at temperatures above 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Tomorrow, tomorrow…

  You can bet your bottom dollar on tomorrow… In the Broadway musical Annie, the lead character, sings: The sun’ll come out… Tomorrow Bet your bottom dollar That tomorrow There’ll be sun! Just thinkin’ about tomorrow Clears away the cobwebs, And the sorrow ‘Til there’s none! When I’m stuck a day That’s gray, And lonely, […]

Not one for the refrigerator

Remember when you came home with a great report card, which had great grades – maybe all As – but also a great prognosis for what expectations the teachers had for you in the future?  Remember that?  Huh? Sigh…..Well, OK, neither do I. But still, it’s a great metaphor, or simile, or analogy, or whatever […]