Articles By Peter DeJager

Monitoring key to managing projects

Monitoring key to managing projects

A group of attendees, of which I was included, met at a recent Project Management Institute (PMI) conference and were...

February 3rd, 2005 Peter DeJager
Why don

Why don

As a speaker/consultant I get to sit in on far more than my fair share of corporate meetings. And the...

November 11th, 2004 Peter DeJager
The first solution is not always the best one

The first solution is not always the best one

Here’s a little test: calculate the sum of all the integers from one to 100. This is not, by any...

September 16th, 2004 Peter DeJager
Reorganize your department before rehiring

Reorganize your department before rehiring

If you walk into your office and an employee hands you a letter of resignation, it’s only natural to start...

August 5th, 2004 Peter DeJager
An exercise in backing up your career

An exercise in backing up your career

It’s likely that your school days are far behind you. Nevertheless, I’m handing out some homework for this evening. As...

April 29th, 2004 Peter DeJager
Re-evaluating your replacement strategy

Re-evaluating your replacement strategy

When do you upgrade your technology? Regardless of the type of technology you’re using, from $10 hammers to multi-million dollar...

April 15th, 2004 Peter DeJager
Is Canada becoming a land of wasted intellect?

Is Canada becoming a land of wasted intellect?

Step into a taxi in a major Canadian city, and there’s a good chance the person behind the wheel has...

April 1st, 2004 Peter DeJager
Is Canada becoming a land of wasted intellect?

Is Canada becoming a land of wasted intellect?

Step into a taxi in a major Canadian city, and there's a good chance the person behind the wheel has...

April 1st, 2004 Peter DeJager
Take some risks to improve innovation

Take some risks to improve innovation

If you don't occasionally experience failure, you're not trying hard enough.That's what you might call 'contrary' advice; it's certainly not...

March 18th, 2004 Peter DeJager
The magpies of progress

The magpies of progress

Magpies are fascinating birds; in addition to beautiful plumage, they possess an instinctual behaviour pattern common to most self respecting...

February 5th, 2004 Peter DeJager