Randy Englund narrates presentation on necessary high priority actions to improve organizational performance. Click to listen to audio version podcast of Executive Imperatives:
Getting Better Solutions–a Guide to Gathering Wisdom
Better solutions to challenges are out there. It’s a matter of capturing them. A systematic process for doing so exists, along with data for showing it works. View the complete post on linkedin.com.
Achieving Management Commitment for Project Success – AGAIN
My article titled: Achieving Management Commitment for Project Success has “Published” on Monday, August 14, 2017 on the Portal ProjectTimes. Below is a link to the article. It highlights the pervasive problem surrounding lack of project support from upper managers and suggests actions to take. https://www.projecttimes.com/articles/achieving-management-commitment-for-project-success.html
Are You Getting the Support You Need? Probably NOT!
In this blog post, I highlight the dismal state of upper management support for projects, then reference suggestions that would help.
Getting Others to Accept “No”
This post deals with the difficult challenge of saying “No” when the pressure is on to say “Yes.”
Effective Stakeholder Communications
This post highlights how effective communications start with you. It summarizes our presentation at the PMI Global Congress North America in San Diego.
Opening Doors for Project Sponsors
A universal objective is to achieve better results from project-based work. Excellence in sponsorship as a major role in optimizing outcomes is a fervent belief held by colleague Alfonso Bucero, myself, and many others. Sponsor performance on many projects, however, is a very different story. A sponsor initiates, funds, and supports the project from inception…
Understanding Difficult People and Situations
Click on the image to read about assessing “set points” as a means to understand and deal with difficult people and situations.
Operating Across Organizations
Click on the image to see a process for operating across organizational boundaries–such as functions, organizations, or geographies–where you need to influence without authority.
Are You an Effective Negotiator?
Are You an Effective Negotiator? View this LinkedIn.com post to pursue this question about your skills as a negotiator. Get hints how to improve.
What is Your Political Plan?
This post highlights one chapter in our book and topic within an upcoming seminar that Alfonso Bucero and I conduct.