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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 […]

Five Ways to Help New Hires Get Acclimated to the Organization

Onboarding New Project Managers

The sooner we can get new hires acclimated to the organization, the quicker they become productive and contribute to the bottom line. Besides that, spending time to get new hires acclimated makes them feel welcomed and valued and provides a positive impression of the organization.

Here are five ways to help new hires get acclimated […]

Organizations that Support a Learning Environment

Organizations that support a learning environment are structured and focused on doing so. Each of my clients who is learning focused – a learning organization – has the following in place:

Less hierarchical structures and a flatter organization enabling for decision-making at the lowest levels of the organization. These organizations tend to use cross-functional teams […]