Arrowhead Consulting

Who Has Creative and Innovative Ideas? The Answers May Surprise You

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Creative and innovative ideas can come from anyone. Many organizational leaders fail to use a valuable resource – the intellect and experiences of their employees. Let’s look at a few past examples where creative and innovative ideas came from “unexpected” sources. Let’s learn from these examples. Rosalind Franklin Rosalind lived from 1920 to 1958 in…

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Leadership Across Generations

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No two employees will ever be exactly alike, and that is never more true when we look at teammates and employees spanning across generations. Did you ever stop and think – there are 4 different generations working alongside one another in today’s workforce. Each group has their own values and experiences that shape how they…

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Reynolds and Cox: An Arrowhead Story

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Arrogant. Underdog. Not afraid of a little risk. No! No! Wait a minute! That’s Han Solo, not the duo at the helm of Arrowhead. Or is it?! In honor of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Kris and Shane answered a few questions around their epic venture in the style of Star Wars and everyone’s favorite…

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Project Control or Project Chaos: You Decide

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I heard an interesting question last year -What is the most profitable type of company in the US?  The answer was “a well-run Oil and Gas company.” What caught my attention was the follow-up question: What is the second-most profitable type of company in the US?  Answer – a poorly run Oil and Gas (O&G)…

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Relieve Madness This March

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March Madness is here! But we aren’t talking about basketball this time. Whether it is budgets being adjusted, end of first quarter deadlines sneaking up (with perhaps the trajectory of not being met), team dynamic clashing, or lack of leadership throughout the project, project madness happens. Just about everyone has experienced some sort of imbalance…

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Surviving Project Management TLA’s

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When the topic of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms or Terrible Language Alternatives as coined by Julia Shumulinsky on Projectmanagement.com) comes up, I always mentally go to Robin Williams portrayal of Adrian Cronauer in “Good Morning, Vietnam”. In this scene, he relays his opinion of the former Vice President Nixon’s visit and ensuing press conference. Take…

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Valentines Day as a Project

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I’m a firm believer that holidays offer excellent opportunities for anyone to show off their amazing skills in project management. We’re talking shock and awe, my friends! Take for instance that fast-approaching day in mid-February. Just in case you didn’t take the hint the day after Christmas when some of your favorite local businesses stocked…

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