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  Raghuraman N, Project Manager, India
 

What Happened

What happened to you?

  Oladele AKINNIRAN
 

Your Life is a Project

Human life is a project that is full of risks, the objective of which must be achieved through adequate planning, executing, managing and controlling the cost and other qualities required in other to be able to finalise all activities before the close of the project i.e. before you die.

  Sven Wallen, Management Consultant, Sweden
 

Your Life is a Process

I prefer to view human life as a process. When I expressed this at a management meeting, a (male) colleague reverted that he viewed his life as a project, which immediately triggered another colleague to comment "... and your wife is the project leader".
If life indeed was a project, who is the project sponsor, who'll get credit for achievements (or punishment for lack thereof), who assesses different toll gates throughout the project? Are there any toll gates, or just mile stones?

  Ezra A. Shew, Project Manager, Bangladesh
 

My Life is More Than Just a Project

I know we just feel this way sometimes. But I will (...)

 
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