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Networking skills for Project Managers

I often hear the cry from project managers that they do not have sufficient resources for their project. When I begin to question what they can do about I get a range of suggestions however, few if any mention networking. Networking is a process of building relationships. So, my question to people who say they do not have sufficient resources … Read More >

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Too busy – well read this to enhance personal productivity

I regularly get comments that “we are too busy” or “there are simply not enough hours in the day”. Others have said “we have more work than we can cope with.” Organizations are really busy places at the moment and many face an uncertain future. Person productivity, personal organizational skills, excellent time management all buzz words that we all need … Read More >

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What do we want? We want a project management process? *

When I ask individuals who come on our project management training courses what they want to achieve by attending the training one area jumps out; they want a project management system or process. They do not want bureaucracy; they want practical approaches that will help deliver projects on time to budget and with the right results and they want a … Read More >

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Where’s the project handover plan

Over the last 6 months I have spoke to a number of people and groups who have had really negative comments about the way a project has been handed to them – the project becomes the other teams (or persons) day job. One person suggested that handover was a polite term. They had a project “thrown” at them, last minute, … Read More >

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Sorry, Britain is closed.

Yesterday saw the UK have its worst snow fall for 18 years. Schools were closed, transport was non existent and we were all advised to stay at home, unless it was urgent! The Mayor of London Boris Johnson, said on TV that “it was the right type of snow, there was just too much of it”. A friend working at … Read More >

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Project Optimism

I watched one of the many property programmes we have here on UK television recently. The scene was set at the property auction. Soon the bidding started on the featured 3 bedroom property. The hammer went down and the next scene showed the interviewer with the beaming successful purchaser. “What are you going to do to this property” the buyer … Read More >

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