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6 Signs Your Project is Headed for Trouble!

“I have a bad feeling about my project,” stated a young, high-tech Project Manager on a call last week. It seemed that all the project indicators were positive: the project plan was on schedule, expenses were within budget, the issues … Continue reading

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When Bad Things Happen to Good Leaders

Like many of you, early in my career I found that success came easily. I was led by a good group of people that put me in situations where I could learn, explore, grow and thrive. I worked hard, followed … Continue reading

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8 Reasons They Want to be on Your Project Team

There’s a bit of mysticism in how project teams come together. The process of assigning people to a project is usually, well…not a process. Project Managers negotiate with Line Managers to get the people they want on their teams. Line … Continue reading

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7 Things They Don’t Teach You in Project Management School

I have a friend who just passed the PMP exam. Congratulations to her and all the recently certified project management professionals. Right now, you are walking encyclopedias of project management terms, tools, and techniques. You know the PMBOK by heart and … Continue reading

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Can I be brutally honest with you?

A team is more than a collection of people. It is a process of give and take. ~ Barbara Glacel & Emile Robert I worked with an executive team that gathered together each month to review performance, strategy, milestones and … Continue reading

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