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Oh no! My project is off course!

As hard as we all work to create and implement the perfect project plan, they can sometimes go off course. It is often said that it isn’t the problem, but how we handle it that matters. This is absolutely true … Continue reading

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Project management 101: Setting expectations

I have written quite a bit in the past about the importance of having a project plan. We all know how to create them and we can create a flawless plan on paper. But how do we manage expectations? How … Continue reading

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Twenty-one, Thirty-four! Hike! Hike! Hike!

Your project has been approved, and everyone is looking at you to get things started. It’s time to jump in and get going. There is just one problem: how do you get everyone on the same page? In football there … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t anyone listen to me?

We are often given the assignment to manage a project and find ourselves struggling to keep our team moving forward. In large organizations we can often find ourselves needing the help of people we have no authority over. Worse, we … Continue reading

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You mean my project should have a schedule?

We all know how important a schedule can be, but often we don’t create a true schedule for our long term projects.  This means there are no actual dates when tasks are due.  We rely on memory and hope it … Continue reading

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