Negotiating for project success–on every project–is a worthy, necessary, and achievable goal for every professional. The only obstacle is to embrace and develop personal negotiating skills. Click here to read the blog.
This post highlights how effective communications start with you. It summarizes our presentation at the PMI Global Congress North America in San Diego.
This post helps change thinking on how to handle project sponsors.
This post provides a model to create environments for successful projects using a non-linear framework to meet the realities of today’s workplace.
To the question, Why Train Sponsors?, this post offers selling points to achieve management commitment for project success.
Driving Organizational Performance On on-going quest in most all organizations is to improve performance, especially on project-based work. It takes a concerted effort to make improvements, not just depending on accidents, luck, or wishful thinking. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/driving-organizational-performance-randall-randy-englund?trk=prof-post
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…
Click on the image to read about assessing “set points” as a means to understand and deal with difficult people and situations.
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? View this LinkedIn.com post to pursue this question about your skills as a negotiator. Get hints how to improve.
This post highlights one chapter in our book and topic within an upcoming seminar that Alfonso Bucero and I conduct.
Are we having fun yet? This posting suggests an approach to developing and applying humor skills at work.