Team Building

team

Communication Strategies

With effective communication strategies that ensure each team member is aware or informed if what is going on. A study by Siemens Enterprise Communications found that $26,041 is the cumulative cost per worker, per year, due to productivity losses resulting from communication barriers. The importance of efficient and effective team communication within …

Read More »
build trust

Build Trust Across Your Team

Trust in the workplace is a top priority to a project manager.  Building trust in a team or a small unit you control helps propagate trust in the organization. Conversely, workplaces lacking trust are environments where an effective feedback culture cannot grow. You can’t always control the level of trust …

Read More »
Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: A Project Management Value

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, and giving thanks for the good. We all know the story of the Pilgrims in 1621, who celebrated after their first harvest. This wasn’t a particular holiday, though – these Pilgrims were used to regular days of thanksgiving as a religious practice. This, in …

Read More »

Kickoff Meeting

The kickoff meeting is one of the most crucial parts of the project. Get it wrong, and it will be an uphill battle to delivery. Get it right, and you’ll have smooth sailing. How do you plan the perfect kickoff meeting, and what do you want to avoid? Buy In …

Read More »
project management shared purpose

Building Your Team’s Shared Purpose

Project managers know that building shared purpose across a team is integral for its success. When we talk about “shared purpose,” it simply means getting team members to be connected to the project’s mission and goals. To be an effective leader, you should be able to create a collective sense …

Read More »
team

Creating Team Momenutum

If you are a team leader of any kind, you know that momentum is more than a sports metaphor. It might be hard to define, and harder to quantify, but “getting the ball rolling” is the key to performance. You know creating team momentum is central to making sure tasks …

Read More »