Archives for September 2014

How a kitchen renovation can be a lot like a mismanaged evaluation project

In nine days, our kitchen renovation project will have been going on for 3 months. Yes, that is right, 3 months! I hope you can see from this picture that we do not have a terribly large kitchen. Furthermore, we weren’t changing the footprint or changing appliances. We did not require major electrical work. So why has the project gone on so long you ask?  This project hit so many speed bumps that my mantra this summer is, “Man, if I ran my business like this project” I’d be OUT of business. So naturally, that inspired this blog. A bit of history here….We originally intended to go with a smaller firm but after the designer we were working with left the company, we decided to go with a big box shop instead. We thought this would provide us better support and coverage should something … [Read more...]