Leadership ‘n’ Communication

21 Project Management Tips – Project Initiation

January 11, 2013
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21 Project Management Tips – Project Initiation

There are numerous practices that can ensure you to build this foundation, but the core of it comes down to only a few handful actions. I am sharing the top 21 project management tips that can lead you to build a solid foundation during project initiation phase.

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Distinguishing Between Long and Short Term Goals

March 14, 2009
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Author: John Reiling Cost cutting measures, funding issues, and other management concerns are ever-present during challenging times, such as the one we are experiencing at present. Thus, it is vital that both short and long term company goals mesh well with each other, with the short goals slightly more aggressive than the long ones....

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Certification Crazy?! Check the 'other Side of the Coin'

March 11, 2009
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Author: John Reiling I recently encountered a woman who was repatriating back to the US, having spent much of the past 15 years in Europe. She had extensive project management experience and had her own consulting company in Europe. She said that, as part of her ‘re-integration’ to the US market, she needed a...

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Effectively Selling Feature, Function And Benefit To Project Stakeholders

March 10, 2009
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Author: John Reiling Being in the project management realm often means inheriting projects once a property of stakeholders. For instance, within an organization, a sales team first handles a project that later goes to a manager. Most projects in institutions are sold to key shareholders and top executives. This simply entails that selling does...

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QA Reporting

March 10, 2009
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We are living in ‘an economic recession’ and we still have to wait for some more time before we are able to say that we have lived through ‘an economic recession’.   Recessions means projects are shut down, initiatives are cut down and several employees are gone. With reducing budgets and struggling CIOs to...

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How to Deal With Project Failure

March 7, 2009
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Author: projectmanuk It is a fact of life that not every project succeeds. Sometimes the market changes and the product is no longer viable. Sometimes the budget or time constraints are untenable. Sometimes it is simply a case that somebody has made a mistake. How do you deal with the failure of your project?...

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Are You Disciplined For Success?

March 4, 2009
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Author: Carla McNeil Are you achieving all the success you want in your life; if not, do not expect success to fit into your current habits. You are going to have to adopt and develop new habits. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear...

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15 Critical Leadership Skills Needed Today !

March 3, 2009
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Author: Dennis Sommer In our current crazy business climate, managers and executives are becoming obsolete and are being replaced by leaders. The new manager/executive must be an expeditor and leader rather than an order giver and manager of people. In this article, I have documented what I have found to be the leadership skills...

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The Rules Of Communication Are Clear And Finite

March 2, 2009
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Author: Leslie Ungar We are a society of rules. We have rules for everything from how we drive to how an NFL team can spy on another team. So why would you think there are not rules for communication? You didnt know, you claim. Try that defense the next time you are stopped for...

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Public Speaking is a Vital Part of Project Management

February 22, 2009
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John Mce For many of us the notion of speaking to a large crowd is very daunting and not something we would choose to do for fun, however public speaking is an essential skill for any project manager and therefore to lead a successful team it is a fear that must be conquered.   It...

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