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Communication

How to Build Positive Relationships with Stakeholders

There are likely a wide variety of stakeholders that you interact with when managing your projects. They include employees, customers, vendors, investors, and leadership. Do you find that these stakeh...

Webinar Recap: Communicating UP!

  Communicating UP! Posted: 2/6/19 Presenter: Carl Pritchard Moderator: Kyle   Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Carl Pritchard’s Communicating UP! webinar being prov...

Don’t Do This! Four Ways to Frustrate and Disengage Your Employees

Common Pitfalls of Effective Management Work can be a very frustrating place. According to a recent Hay Group study, one-third to one-half of employees report work conditions that keep them from being...

The Best Ways to Document and Share Best Practices among Colleagues

“Of course, we’re going to follow best practices,” our Project Manager (PM) said, for the fourth time in an hour at our weekly team meeting. Upon hearing this, I looked across the table at my colleagu...

Power, Politics, and Providing for a Project: Part 1

Trust Building between Stakeholders and the Project Team Is a Powerful Asset The following statement made by Dr. Gary L. Richardson, University of Houston, is one of the most commanding I ever heard r...

Must Have People Skills for Project Managers

At work, it’s likely that your concentration is probably on hard skills that give tangible results and allow you to perform your job. Technical skills help you maintain deadlines and keep you effectiv...

Communicating UP!

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: T...

Slam on the Breaks! – The Challenges of Communication and Three Steps to Overcome Them

In addition to the dozens of other hats I wear, I occasionally serve as a technical manuscript editor for a major publisher. In reading the work of others, I’m reminded how profoundly we miscommunicat...

Five Must Have Core Competencies for Project Managers

No matter the industry or size of the project, every project manager is tasked with juggling multiple day-to-day operations. Even small-scale projects can be complex, comprised of hundreds of cross-fu...