If you are a project manager, then you need to read what Matthew E. May has explained in the referred article. This fantastic article is the crux of his twenty-five years of career as a writer, speaker, and coach.
Here are a few of the seven laws of projects he has mentioned:
A major project is never completed on time, within budget, or with the original team, and it never does exactly what it was supposed to.
Projects progress quickly until they become 85% complete. Then they remain 85% complete forever. Think of this as the Home Improvement Law.
The greater the project’s technical complexity, the less you need a technician to manage it.
Read the rest of the laws and whole fantastic article here.
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