As our series continues to help you alleviate meeting madness, we talk about the various types of meetings we attend and how the agenda format should take the meeting purpose into account--and how nearly all meetings can be grouped into one of four categories.
If you want to succeed as a project leader, you must learn how to connect with people. While it may seem like some people are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. Join us and learn how to identify with people and relate to others in a way that increases your influence with them.
n “Emotional Intelligence: Why You Need it, and Why it’s Imperative to Your Success as a PM,” Kevin investigates the latest research on emotional intelligence and offers methods for incorporating techniques that will allow project managers and leaders at all levels to become more aware of their own emotional patterns, and to create more resourceful and effective responses to the challenges of project management
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All projects run into difficulties and some troubling situations can be very challenging for the project team to address. Issues with sponsors, clients, subcontractors, management and other stakeholders related to requirements, funding, resources, scope changes and other factors can arise, adding stress and turmoil to any effort. Learn what the common project challenges are and what the PM and tea...
We've all been there. In this presentation from the PMI Global Congress 2014 in Phoenix, we give you a refresher on strong forms of communication--and offer four case studies to share valuable lessons learned.
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PMOs frequently find themselves in front of an audience--sometimes as a meeting facilitator, sometimes as a presenter and sometimes as a motivational speaker. It is critical that as a PMO you have “presence” if you are to be the most effective leader you can be--and why would you want anything else?
As project managers we are often asked to attend “urgent” meetings on short notice. More times than not, these meetings are poorly run, inadequately attended, stray off topic and include too many topics to manage in the period allotted. Life does not have to be this way.
Some people see agile projects as knowledge transfer deserts where information is hoarded by key individuals and no useful documentation produced. Others believe agile projects are all about knowledge transfer. So why the disagreement? How can smart, experienced people have such different views about the same topic?
Stakeholder integration is vital to achieving project goals. In order to achieve successful integration, the project must be based on three critical success variables.
Do you need to study how to communicate in preparation for the PMP exam? Really? With only three PMI processes based around the function that every project manager does every day of their life, it may feel that studying this chapter in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)—Fifth Edition is a waste of effort. Not so fast...
Technology is revolutionizing how we work--and it’s not just Big Data. Here are the five technology trends that will influence how you manage projects in the years to come.
As our profession rapidly expands beyond the borders of the United States and Europe, we will see further advancements and promising developments in the science and art of project management. This writer expects the trends of globalization, commoditization and professionalization to continue. As experienced project managers, we must examine these trends--and seize the opportunities that they present.
Telecommuting has been called the future of work, even for program and project managers. Like it or not, we had all better prepare for this as it is highly likely that within the next few years, it will impact all of us.
Regardless of whether it’s a holiday, celebration, moment of reflection, corporate event or some other occasion, the reason to have a party should be one where attendees should make an effort to create an atmosphere of collaborative enjoyment. Here are some tips on having a memorable (but not too memorable) company party.
Economic and demographic trends are requiring project managers to prioritize certain workforce management skills to avoid replacing workers during the project. Make sure you understand these four relevant trends to help you avoid problems.
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