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Leaders Build Relationships

“…as­tute lead­ers tune in to oth­ers’ feel­ings and pre­dis­po­si­tions, and ac­knowl­edge dif­fer­ent opin­ions from a va­ri­ety of sources. Now (when you may not nec­es­sar­ily need it) is the time to

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Don’t Burn That Bridge!

How do you blow up a bridge in under 10 seconds?  You let your emotions get the best of you. It is so easy.  You get really upset and steam

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They Should Have Called it the PLI!

Every once in a while, I get the urge to connect with the Project Management Institute (PMI) Board of Directors to suggest a name change. Project Leadership Institute (PLI) In

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Nice Sells

One of my Linkedin contacts, Michelle Krupa, posted an article from the web site Makeit.com, a portal from CNBC.  The headline read: “Mark Cuban: ‘One of the most underrated skills

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Working with a Disengaged Team

I have been watching a friend struggle recently as she tries to manage a team of people who were not engaged.  Read… ‘they really didn’t care’.  The result is demoralizing

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Strategize with an Agile Mindset

This week’s post is an interview with Dan Watt, Sr. Director, Large Program Enablement at RBC. Dan is a real visionary and has always had a very unique perspective on

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Do You Know Your Audience?

Whether you are selling to a client, trying to influence an internal decision, creating a business case or convincing a team of stakeholders that your project needs more time or

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Do you have a plan for 2019?

As I sit here during the first week of January, I can’t stop thinking about the exciting year ahead.  I have some new adventures planned that will make this a

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Plan Your Strategy in Sprints

As I transition my career these days to the strategy execution space, I’m amazed at how often I’ve run into organizations of all shapes and sizes who don’t have a

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Innovate for Success – Now

Your career, your day-to-day approach to things, your contribution to your organization, your life: success will come from innovation and to the innovative.

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Family Trumps All

On these days leading into Thanksgiving for our American friends and families, I wish you and yours my best wishes for a wonderful, family-filled celebration.

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