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Are You Ready for Your Next Project?

Are you ready for you next project

Before you officially begin your next project, consider whether you can answer the following questions:

Are you aware of why the project is being launched? If not, find out! Ask the project sponsor why this particular project is being launched? What is the goal of the project? To what strategic organizational goal is the project […]

Four Key Ways to Disengage Overly-Involved Project Sponsors

There are times when we need to disengage a project sponsor who is overly involved in the day-to-day work of the project team. We want them engaged in the project, certainly; but not so involved in the tasks associated with the project that the team feels they can’t get the work done. Much of time […]

Five Ways to Better Manage Your Stakeholders

Here are five simple ways to manage (and engage) your stakeholders in your project:

Utilize a stakeholder register to track each stakeholder and contact information as well as their needs, wants and expectations as it relates to the project. Take the time to meet each stakeholder – either in person or via a virtual format. […]

Are You Willing to Kill a Project?

Those organizations that rely on the expertise and good judgment of their project managers expect – or rather, demand – that information by floated up the ladder if a project is no longer going to achieve its objectives or is no longer the best project to do to meet strategic goals. If a project won’t […]

Acknowledge Members of the Project Team

While it is important for project managers to recognize the efforts of the project team as a whole, there are times when they should also acknowledge the efforts of individuals on the team.

When an individual team member stands out in some way – whether by pitching in to help another team member, managing a […]