Buckle Up! How to manage your project to completion, even when sh*t happens.

Buckle Up! How to manage your project to completion, even when sh*t happens.

We all go into project planning, fresh-faced and excited to begin. I call this the “New Car Smell Phase” of the project. Unfortunately, it does not last. What follows depends on the parameters of the project, the key stakeholders, and the project team. Some projects cruise to completion, others are a death march to nowhere. What determines if a project is a pleasure cruise or a death march? Planning and flexibility. 

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Aldus Manutius & the Paperback

Aldus Manutius & the Paperback

Aldus Manutius (c.1450–1515) was the father of modern publishing. Born near Rome, he moved to Venice in the 1490s, where he formed the Aldine Press. The Aldine Press premiered an immensely popular new format well-designed editions of the secular classics Manutius called libelli portatiles, or portable little books because they easily fit in the hand of the reader, the first paperbacks.

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