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What is the best way to adapt soft skills to project development as project managers?
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What is the best way to adapt soft skills to project development as project managers?
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Learn concepts and techniques through reading and practice them in real-time
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Mar 19, 2017 9:59 AM
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Groups, workshops, videos, books

There are lot of good videos available at YouTube
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Mar 19, 2017 9:59 AM
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Attend local chapter meetings and networking events, if there are any in your area. Talking and listening to people in a non-work setting helps strengthen and sharpen those soft skills.

As for the adaptation, we know communication is mission critical in any project. So by strengthen those communication skills, it becomes easier to use in project development.

I hope that makes sense and helps.
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Mar 19, 2017 9:59 AM
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If I understood your question correctly, I believe your soft skills as a project manager shouldn't be any different than those required for project development. However, group sessions and online material will be of great value in such situations.
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Mar 19, 2017 9:59 AM
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Look at situations from the developer's point of view and learn as much about their field as you can. Developers tend to get frustrated dealing with people who cannot understand why something must be done a certain way, or what constitutes complete requirements. Putting yourself in their position and helping them be productive is a great way to build the trust and goodwill that you need to keep your projects moving.
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1 reply by Eduin Fernando Valdes Alvarado
Mar 19, 2017 9:59 AM
Eduin Fernando Valdes Alvarado
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Thanks
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Mar 17, 2017 1:37 PM
Replying to S Rajasekar
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Learn concepts and techniques through reading and practice them in real-time
Thanks
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Mar 17, 2017 1:59 PM
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Groups, workshops, videos, books

There are lot of good videos available at YouTube
Thanks
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Mar 17, 2017 3:42 PM
Replying to Ed Tsyitee Jr
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Attend local chapter meetings and networking events, if there are any in your area. Talking and listening to people in a non-work setting helps strengthen and sharpen those soft skills.

As for the adaptation, we know communication is mission critical in any project. So by strengthen those communication skills, it becomes easier to use in project development.

I hope that makes sense and helps.
Thanks
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Mar 17, 2017 4:31 PM
Replying to Rami Kaibni
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If I understood your question correctly, I believe your soft skills as a project manager shouldn't be any different than those required for project development. However, group sessions and online material will be of great value in such situations.
Thanks
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Mar 17, 2017 5:26 PM
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Look at situations from the developer's point of view and learn as much about their field as you can. Developers tend to get frustrated dealing with people who cannot understand why something must be done a certain way, or what constitutes complete requirements. Putting yourself in their position and helping them be productive is a great way to build the trust and goodwill that you need to keep your projects moving.
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