The Importance of “Know Why”?


Knowledge industry, particularly software, is full of people who possess “ know-how ” – knowledge of how to get something done. A lot of people possess a very sound “ know-what ” – knowledge of facts, figures and methods. There is a proliferation of know-how-what-who people, however, what we need more in businesses today is “ know-why ” people – those who possess knowledge of the purpose of doing something, insight into the meaning of work.

Project Management: Science? Art? Common Sense?


It represents “explicit knowledge” about project management and a lot of people out there know these fundamentals. I recently heard someone saying, “ Project management is just science. ” “Do I agree?” I asked myself. Here is what I think: Project management is both science and art, but it is the art of project management that makes great project managers. It is science because there are essential processes and elements that make up project management (e.g.

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Most professionals grow by staying on top of the explicit knowledge.

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Symbiosis of Strategic Thinking and Planning


This value includes intellect, explicit knowledge, and relevant experiences. We’re proud to release another LDRLB Paper today. Our newest paper, the first in the 2012 series, features John A Lanier, a consultant with decades of experiences serving private equity firms. Lanier’s paper reveals just how leaders can effectively combine strategic thinking and strategic planning. Check out the preview below and download the new article.

Experience and Expertise – A Few Thoughts


Another realization is that more knowledge does not always mean more expertise. Ability to execute that knowledge does. That is because most explicit knowledge is widely and freely available now.