Timothy Chou says, “One of the first things I tell my Stanford class is that the quality of a student is not measured by what they know, but by the questions they ask.
The Standish Group suggests after a major event or the end of the project the executive sponsor should hold an event, like a party or dinner out.
Eric Newcomer suggests the executive sponsor build on common ground to get decisions to stick
The Standish Group suggests that every project have an investment trigger.
Bob Taylor suggests that the executive sponsors deal with fraudulence by having spies.
Mike Nemerowski suggests that executive sponsors look at the project as a journey with the users as companions.