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Project Management

Lessons in Social Media… What 7 weeks of double pneumonia taught me

After a short trip to Guam, my occasional walking pneumonia morphed into double pneumonia. Let’s get the important bit out...
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Project Management

But It Doesn’t Really Matter to YOU But it doesn’t really matter to YOU – is what I often hear...
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Organizational Culture Project Management

Video Access Fatigue

Month 2 of video chats, video conferences, video lessons (giving and getting), and video meetings is beginning here in Illinois. ...
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Leadership Learning & Training Project Management

What Does Your Customer Need?

Have you ever accidentally gotten in your own way? Every project manager, every project leader balances the wants and needs...
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Learning & Training Project Management

Introverts – Evolution’s Saviors

As a extrovert - someone who gets a lot of energy from interactions with others - I have somehow managed...
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Learning & Training Project Management

Is It Boring or Is It Room for Reflection?

What can I do?! Interestingly enough folks have begun posting semi-desperate requests for suggestions about what to do now that...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Robust & Rich Through Diversity

What the blazes will it take before people are confident enough to achieve an environment of diverse opinions, levels of...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Time is More Important Than Money

  I have a love/hate relationship with time management.  You know, you love what good time management delivers. You hate...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Convictions

Convictions - those things you believe in, that are not negotiable. This from a woman who points out, in her...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Courage of Your Convictions

My answer was, and is,  “Courage of your convictions”. The question? Nicki Anderson, a local leader, asked her community what...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

8000 Risks – Really?

In his great book “The Body” Bill Bryson explores all of the amazing things that, together, comprise our bodies –...
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Leadership Project Management

Are Your 2020 Resolutions Mean to You?

Theme: Compassion IDEO published an article called “Company Say, Company Do” about how the language we use affects the way...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Product Management Project Management

Culture by Choice

They say that everybody needs a hobby.  A colleague claims that one of my hobbies is kind of a guilty...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Human Kevlar

Human Kevlar Think of an ideal team environment. Got something? I suspect we can all come up with a physical...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Project Managing the Holidays…

Project Managing the Holidays... It’s upon us. The beginning of the holiday season. A long weekend with family, friends and...
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Leadership Learning & Training Organizational Culture Project Management

Change…One Step at a Time

Change... One Step at a Time You know you can improve your professional self. Of course you know and of...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

How the NFL’s work to mitigate head injuries and unsportsmanlike conduct was dealt a deadly blow

How the NFL’s work to mitigate head injuries and unsportsmanlike conduct was dealt a deadly blow Wow.  Talk about unsportsmanlike...
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Leadership Project Management

Should PowerPoint be Killed… or Should We Address the MIS-use of the Tool?

Should PowerPoint be Killed... or Should We Address the MIS-use of the Tool? Disclaimer: these suggestions will not work in...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Civil Discourse and Communication

Civil Discourse and Communication The harshness of our current political culture has a way of seeping into all aspects of...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Meetings – Work Culture Death?

Meetings - Work Culture Death? There is another term for death in work culture. That word is ‘meetings’. You know...
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