This man reminds me of the project manager

This man reminds me of the project manager


So, he was spending a total of $18,000 just to travel to Everest, but he couldn’t spend an extra $300 to keep himself from dying.

This man reminds me of the project manager (or team member) who tries to do everything by himself and in the process neglects the basics of project management. This person is ready to spend the entire budget and climb the tallest projects without equipping the proper gear. Then, when there is little financial backing left, this person simply waves off the small, yet fundamental, spending matters.

The obvious solution to this problem is to implement a budgeting plan before the project even begins. At both the project level and the portfolio level, every successful business selects and prioritizes the main areas where money needs to be spent. Money spent on resources and tools can’t wait until the end.

If the budget will not efficiently support a project, I would give the project manager the same advice I’d give to the man going to Everest: don’t do it. Wait for another day.

However, if the project is in this type of financial situation, this is my suggestion: face the facts and pay the price. That might mean admitting that mistakes were made in order to request additional funds, or it might mean spending a little extra time working over the weekend; the point is to push a project to the end. For the Everest trip, when considering the overall cost of $18,000 already spent, a few hundred dollars is a small amount of money (only 1.5% of total costs) for a huge ROI. A little extra stress / costs is much better than an abandoned (or dead) project.

Sports gear such as tennis shoes may be the deciding factor and is an

indispensable part of any game. Purchasing tennis shoes is a matter of

concern and is best done adhering to certain guiding principles.

Sports gear holds a unique meaning to every sports person and tennis

shoes certainly is no different to tennis players. Purchasing them by

following a guideline is best, so that the right shoes are acquired and

stress can reduced to a minimum level. Tennis shoes should be purchased

with concern as it is expected to offer the desired floor or field grip

and to provide comfort so that it improves the performance of the

player. Shoes having a good sole are a must as it absorbs the shock

during movements.

The internet is filled with lots of places offering tennis shoes, but

purchasing prominent brands is mandatory owing to the perfect size it

offers. Apart from this, purchasing through the internet is beneficial

as it gives extensive varieties to select and searching from home saves

the task of hunting for appropriate size from shop to shop. However,

the fact does not deter from stating that better the quality, greater

is the price. Subsequently, it is recommended as a guiding principle to

purchase the brand that you already own so that accurate fitting is

ensured. Such shoes might become the perfect buy when discounts are