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PMI Pulse of the Profession Highlights: Wrapping up 2022

According to PMI, among a diverse pool project professionals surveyed, “…there was consensus around the most critical power skills: communication, problem-solving, collaborative leadership, and strate...Read More

When a PM Must Communicate Bad News

Setting the Stage Communication is a fuel that drives project success. In fact, various experts have claimed that communication is the most important skill for a PM. Obviously, this includes how a PM ...Read More

How Assumptions Lead to Conflict

Alan Alda gave the commencement speech for his daughter Eve’s graduation. In his speech, he stated, “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, o...Read More

The Project Communication Plan

For small projects, communication can be quite simple. Communication for the project of heading home after the holidays might be no more than “Call us when you get there.” But good communication grows...Read More

Five Interpersonal Skills Every Project Manager Should Have

What does it take to be an excellent project manager? While degrees and certifications and/or the ability to carry out daily tasks and responsibilities are important, being a highly effective project ...Read More

Fixing the Problem: Making Changes in how you Deal with Challenges

Event Description: COVID has brought dramatic changes in society. We are having to learn how to adapt to a new way of living and working. This change brings on challenges in not only what we do but ho...Read More

Three Human Behaviors That Can Help Improve Workplace Effectiveness

COVID has certainly brought dramatic changes to our society this past year. The pandemic has given us all a rare occasion to redefine the way we work. People are working remotely and finding different...Read More

Communication Wake-Up

In my 40 plus years of project management, I have found most new project managers (PMs) lack skills around giving presentations, conducting meetings, and listening. This gap in communication can be pa...Read More

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What Are The Best Practices for MS Teams?

The global Covid-19 pandemic has caused the largest shift in virtual remote working and collaboration that many of us have seen to date. In my view, Office 356 has helped businesses around the world t...Read More

The Twins – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management

The following true story was shared in one of my classes by a senior manager from a global corporation in South Korea. The manager’s team had worked over six months and was gearing up for a firmware r...Read More