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Playball! – Springtime, Projects, Baseball, and Stakeholders

April in North America is a month of transition. As the winter winds begin to subside and warmer air and spring showers bring colorful flowers, our moods lighten and the gloom of winter is replaced with, well…hope. Spring also coincides … Continue reading

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How to Market Your Project

The best Project Managers I know have backgrounds in marketing. Wow, did I really just type this! Where did it come from? Usually on the projects I lead, the marketing team members are the ones who show up late for meetings, … Continue reading

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6 Things to LOVE about Being a Project Manager

I came to a realization this week that I have been “bad mouthing” my profession. Much of what I’ve been writing lately about project management has focused on the negative stuff, the dark under-belly of the profession known only by … Continue reading

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The 8 Behaviors That KILL A Project Manager

I’m not sure what the attrition rate is for Project Managers – I suspect it’s fairly high. I’ve seen all sorts enter the field usually with high aspirations, strong credentials and good intentions, only to flame out after a short … Continue reading

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“Interesting, but what is a Project?”

Recently, I volunteered at a fundraising gala for my favorite charity the American Red Cross. During this event I started talking with a guest who was very elegant, with perfect hair, makeup and posture. What struck me about her was … Continue reading

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