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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Best Kept Project Management Secrets

What separates the mediocre project managers from the great ones? It’s the little things. The tips and tricks of the trade are often learned through painful trial and error, but sometimes you can find that key piece of the puzzle from someone who’s been there before. Here are the best …

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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 …

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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 …

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