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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 […]

Keeping Employees Engaged in a Boring Job

5 Things to Do

Not every job is interesting all of the time! Especially jobs where employees start right out of school and may be serving as a junior customer service representative or doing phone support. After a while the job seems boring and tedious. As a manager, however, it is important to keep employees […]

Challenges Managing Virtual Teams

In a survey Abudi Consulting Group did of 50 managers who lead virtual teams, the following top three challenges were identified:

Communication issues: communicating across time zones as well as lack of appropriate technology to enable for virtual communications Cultural differences: understanding cultural backgrounds and managing in a way that enables for increased effectiveness on […]

Problem Team Members

Are any of these folks on your team?

We all have problem team members! Here are some of the folks I have had on project teams:

“My way or the highway!” Individuals who keep pushing until they get their way. They will wear you down and keep talking until you finally give in. “Wanderers” Individuals […]