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27 Apr

Act Like an Adult OR Act Like a Child

by Jay Fox, CMP, Line of Sight In our early teens many of us hear the line, “act like an adult!” For many things this is sound advice – responsibility, accountability, manners, getting a job, or building strong relationships. However, when it comes to learning new...

19 Jan

PMI Day of Service-January 16, 2017

On Monday, January 16, 2017 Line of Sight joined the Project Management Institute Washington Chapter’s Day of Service (PMDOS) honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The PMDoS™ is a community outreach event enabling pro bono Project Management services for nonprofits and...

13 Dec

Focusing On Fundamentals Yield Project Success

The spread of high-tech tools and solutions like Big Data cloud capabilities and mobile applications has increased the pressure for Project Managers to execute projects and quantify progress using automated tools. However, smart PMs and CIOs know there is more to project management than the...

18 Nov

No Pain, No Gain

Jay Fox, CMP, Line of Sight, LLC   Anytime you are preparing to manage change – you are also preparing to manage pain.  The reason you are changing the status quo is that you can’t continue conducting business the same way any longer.  Change is needed because...

28 Oct

Big Toe First…Or Just Take the Plunge?

I attended Boy Scout Camp each Summer in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Part of the daily ritual was swimming lessons. It doesn’t matter how hot the air temperature was, the water temperature in that mountain lake was always in the high 60s.   Getting...

10 Oct

Change Management Approach – “Dictator” or “Darwin”?

When planning to manage change you can either approach it in a dictatorial style (revolutionary change) or a Darwinian style (evolutionary change). In a “dictatorial” or “revolutionary” approach to change, the change is usually called for and orchestrated by one specific individual and enforced by...

12 Sep

Line of Sight begins new project at Department of Fiscal Service

Line of Sight is pleased to announce that the U.S. Treasury Bureau of the Fiscal Service’s Treasury Security Services (TSS) has selected our team to manage a project to improve their organizational structure and capabilities. The project will result in a reorganization of  TSS into two separate...

8 Sep

The Winds of Change: A Personal Perspective

Many people view change as something that is negative and should be resisted.  In the Chinese language, the word “change” is actually comprised of two characters.  The first character is “danger” and the other is “opportunity”.  The Chinese realized over two millennia ago that “change”...