The Innovation Global Network now includes Highlights from The Complete Project Manager.
Introduction to the big idea about what is a more complete project manager and to the NEW Second Edition of The Complete Project Manager https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/whats-complete-big-idea-randall-randy-englund/
How can you assure negotiated outcomes are achieved effectively and efficiently? Are you a successful negotiator? You certainly can be when you adopt an open mindset and develop negotiating skills. A Good Outcome Notice the good, the bad, and the ugly in what happens during a negotiation and how a sample dialogue proceeds. It is…
This article depicts implementation of appreciative inquiry to discover and leverage personal and organizational strengths.
View this LinkedIn posting that describes the intersection of project managers, sponsors, and environment–your “green” space. As opposed to “toxic”, which is common in many organizations, the more these three elements work together, the larger the green space–a harmonious and productive working environment. Make a commitment to contribute your best efforts on this worthy campaign.
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.
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
In this blog post, I highlight the dismal state of upper management support for projects, then reference suggestions that would help.
When confronted with a stressful or challenging situation, say “I can think differently about this.” Over the years I have invoked this phrase many times, and it has changed my life. When a harsh criticism is expressed, instead of responding defensively, say (to self) “I can think differently about this,” and say (to the other…
This post deals with the difficult challenge of saying “No” when the pressure is on to say “Yes.”
What is the single most important concept in your experience that facilitates risk management planning? I was asked to address this question in a webinar for the Project Management World Meetup in Silicon Valley. My purpose as an Executive Consultant, and as a seminar leader for the Project Management Institute and online university instructor, is…