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It's your project!

Last Friday I was talking with a friend whose company is a subcontractor on a large construction project. He was frustrated. Site leadership seems to be lacking. 442 more words

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Time to Embrace Construction Supply Chain Management (SCM)

I was reading a construction magazine recently and saw that a major construction firm is now advertising their procurement and buying power strengths as a competitive advantage – … 432 more words

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sally Helgesen reviewed Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead in Strategy+Business magazine as one of the Best Business Books 2013: Managerial Self-Help. This blog adapts her review to apply to project management/project leadership. 548 more words

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Are You in Project Management? You are in $ALE$!

In To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, Daniel H. Pink builds a strong, clear case that selling, which he defines broadly as “the ability to move others,” has become an essential project management practice rather than something that only salespeople do. 612 more words

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Project manager skills wanted

In my last post I questioned why a (Web/Intranet/IT) Project Manager should possess all those over-technical skills and knowledge, which all too many project manager job descriptions still seem to be asking for to this day. 408 more words

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Scope Creep

Scope Creep – two words that should never be spoken. I prefer to identify it as “Weak Project Management”. Successful project delivery is formed at the beginning of the project by a solid foundation.  352 more words

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Eleven Project Leadership Principles Worth Doing

Project managers, did you know there is a 1983 Army Leadership Guide that contains eleven principles of leadership well worth adding to your project leadership skill set? 690 more words

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