Brad Abrams : PM Tip #21: Sanity Will Prevail


So, next time a “stupid” decision gets made rather than sulking about it, re-examine your case honestly then if you still believe in the vision tell yourself (and others) that sanity will prevail then go work towards making sure it does.

Brad Abrams : PM Tip #21: Sanity Will Prevail.

This is a great post that every PM at Microsoft should keep in mind.  It reminds me of one of the messages from “First Break all the Rules” that tells you to “be the change” if you know that the change is the right one and eventually you’ll win people over and “sanity will prevail”. 

Comments (3)

  1. jmstall says:

    Now to be fair, sometimes it may take a very long time for sanity to prevail. For example, I’m thinking of one design flaw that will take literally 10 years to fix.

  2. A while back (well, in March of this year) I was talking about Traditional versus modern sorts, and…