I was recently sitting by myself at a restaurant working on my laptop during lunch. A group of four women was sitting next me. They seemed to be good friends who enjoyed each other’s company.
From time to time, they would say something that caught my attention, and I’d find myself eavesdropping a bit especially when they started talking about their husbands.
A typical project review is done "post mortem" – after the fact, and well past any opportunity to change the outcome. You finish a project, and then you study it to determine what happened. From there, you decide which processes to keep and what you'll do differently next time.
A few weeks ago it snowed here, and then iced over. For a few days the streets and neighborhoods were quiet. Still… no movement. I took the dog for a walk in the morning, and the snow dampened all sound and created soft moments… without noise. Calm.
It all comes down to priorities. Success is a game of habits. In itself, "success" is a relative term and so its "achievement" is fully dependent upon the habits you put into place that move you step by step toward the "end" you define for yourself.