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Leadership Organizational Culture

Renewed, Refreshed and Ready!

Renewed, Refreshed and Ready! One of the most difficult practices of leadership in organizations is delegation. In order to delegate,...
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Leadership Organizational Culture

If Time’s Up – What Now?

If Time's Up - What Now? For many people, and I am one of them, the #timesup campaign has been...
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Organizational Culture Project Management

Back to Basics

Back to Basics Back to Basics – farther than you might think!For some time now I’ve been suggesting that we...
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Learning & Training Organizational Culture Project Management

JOIN ME!

JOIN ME! Come to the Orlando Premier CIO Forum on Dec. 13 and hear me speak on “Defining Teams and Cultures That...
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Project Management

Quick note: A tip for increasing Clear Definition

I hope you enjoy my first foray into podcasting - and if you have any other suggestions of how you've...
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Project Management

The “Save” Icon

The "Save" Icon The other day, after speaking on a panel for Chick-Tech, I realized that I was, by at...
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Project Management

Papyrus, White Boards, Glibness, and Cerebral Knowledge

Glibness (n): fluent but insincere or shallow.I once consulted to a high-tech engineering company outside of Pittsburgh. The engineers had...
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Project Management

Do You Have an Emergency Contingency Plan?

I recently came across a fascinating, if frightening, story on LinkedIn that looked at the dangers of airlines running software...
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Organizational Culture Project Management

Back to Basics

When you work with organizations to help accelerate the productivity and profitability of their project teams there are questions that...
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How Much Time Does Your Team Actually Spend Working?
Project Management

How Much Time Does Your Team Actually Spend Working?

How much time does your team actually work during the day?In live seminars, I run a quick survey of team...
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Managing Task Interdependencies – Building a Culture of Performance

Managing Task InterdependenciesThe ChallengeManaging task interdependencies is one of the most challenging aspects of project management. A recent study indicated...
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3 Top Ways You can Tell if Your Team is Working Well
Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

3 Top Ways You can Tell if Your Team is Working Well

3 Top Ways you can Tell your Team is Working Well Lively – sometimes even contentious! – discussions about the...
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Project Management vs Managing Projects – The Issue of Training
Learning & Training Organizational Culture Project Management

Project Management vs Managing Projects – The Issue of Training

A few months ago, I read an article on LinkedIn entitled, The PMP – How it Ruined Project Management which...
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Uber, Corporate Culture, & Productivity
Leadership Organizational Culture

Uber, Corporate Culture, & Productivity

Uber, Corporate Culture, & Productivity You Can have your Cake and Eat it Too!The problems at Uber have been all...
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Emotional Intelligence key to team effectiveness
Project Management

Emotional Intelligence key to team effectiveness

Emotional Intelligence key to team effectiveness Working with clients in project management, I take a lot of notes based on...
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Key Skills for Product/Project Management
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Key Skills for Product/Project Management

Key Skills for Product/Project Management This is a culture of specialists. I get that. Companies have problems that need special...
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