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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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Leadership Learning & Training Organizational Culture Project Management

Owning the Learning Curve

Owning the Learning Curve It’s one of the most satisfying and potentially frustrating experiences in life. Learning something new. Applying...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Resurrecting the Project Manager Role

Resurrecting the Project Manager Role I stopped and blinked at a headline on a Linked In post and choked back...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Is Happiness at Work Over-Rated?

Is Happiness at Work Over-Rated? After reading an article from a Robert Half newsletter that I saved in my ‘to...
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Leadership Learning & Training Organizational Culture

Why Negotiation…

Running Project Management workshops, I turn a few heads by suggesting additional skill sets for Project Managers. Negotiations, Public Speaking...
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Leadership Project Management

What is the Foundation for Your Leadership’s Strength?

What is the foundation for your leadership’s strength? Recently there was a splash in the news about someone whose leadership...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

A Key to Organizational Focus

A Key to Organizational Focus A common cause for resource conflict lies in understanding the answer to a deceptively simple...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

A Rose By Any Other Name…

A Rose By Any Other Name... - by Vicki White Project Manager?  Team Leader? How do they relate? While the...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

Align Projects with Organizational Goals?!?

Align Projects with Organizational Goals?!? Aligning projects with organizational objectives seems like a basic practice, really kind of intuitive, right?...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

The Wizard Behind the Curtain

The Wizard Behind the Curtain Your Image and Its Effect on Good Project Leadership Focus Project managers (PM) have an...
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Leadership Organizational Culture Project Management

All the World is a Stage – with apologies to Shakespeare!

All the World is a Stage - with apologies to Shakespeare! When you enter the world of project management you...
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Leadership Organizational Culture

Connections – That Count

Connections - That Count Recently I watched a TV show about people who have been separated by circumstance. In the...
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Leadership Organizational Culture

Yikes! Did I miss an announcement?!

Yikes!  Did I Miss an Announcement?! Ok – the third or fourth time I get this kind of message, I...
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Leadership Organizational Culture

What Does Your Alphabet Soup Spell?

What Does Your Alphabet Soup Spell? Acronyms and abbreviations are everywhere in our lives. But what is their impact on...
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