Project Management: Doing Nothing Is Always an Option
By John Simko
When deciding what to do, “doing nothing” should always be considered. I’m not talking about just sitting around and checking your Facebook account. What I am talking about is making the conscious decision to not act when there are other alternatives. As someone who is wired to take action, this is often the hardest option for me! I will give you some examples of when this comes into play on projects.
The most common occurrence in meetings for considering “doing nothing” is when someone says something that is incorrect or does not provide the full context of the point that they’re making, which could lead others in the room to be misinformed. Obviously, there are differing extremes and frequency that this can occur, but if your meetings are anything like mine, then you are given the opportunity to “do nothing” on a regular basis. Read the Complete Article