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3 Tips to Engage Employees in Cross-Functional Projects

Project Charter

Cross-functional projects benefit from getting a diverse group of employees involved in participating on the initiative. The diversity they bring enables for ensuring the project meets the needs of a broader group as well as enables for a better, more successful project overall.

Here are three (3) tips to get employees engaged in cross functional […]

Getting Buy-In for a Large Project – Part 3 of 3

Use Your Influencing Skills

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this case study.

In this last part of this case study, we’ll share a little about Alison’s outreach efforts as well as the results of those efforts.

Alison’s goal in these outreach efforts was to influence those peers with whom she had strong relationships […]

Getting Buy-In for a Large Project - Part 2 of 3

Use Your Influencing Skills

Read Part 1 of this mini case study.

In this second part of the case study, we’ll explore how Alison got back on track to get her peers on board with an initiative to undertake a 360 assessment in order to develop a strategic plan for learning and development.

Alison Reflected […]

Getting Buy-In for a Large Project - A Mini Case Study

Use Your Influencing Skills

If you want to get buy-in for a large project, you must influence others to support you. Regardless of your role in the organization – leader or not – influencing skills enables you to get buy-in for projects you need to launch. This 3-part mini case study will focus on the […]

Selling Your Strategic Plan to Your Employees

Strategic Plan

Simply having a strategic plan in place within the organization is not sufficient to getting it accomplished. Leadership must sell their strategic plan to the employees. Employees must buy-in to the strategic plan if they are going to support it and work toward accomplishing its objectives. Many leaders scoff at the thought of selling a […]