The dirty little secret of business is that it’s all done on relationships. In our first article in this series, the bottom-line was that you can’t afford to not take the time to invest in this critical aspect of your career. But that’s the rub, isn’t it? It takes time. And who has enough slack in their work... Continue Reading →
What Have You Learned About Conflict?
Most of us don’t wake up and say, “Ah, I love the smell of napalm in the morning! I can’t wait to get into some conflict today!” Yet the PMBOK® Guide reminds us that “conflict is inevitable in a project environment.” (p 282). That’s no surprise to anyone who has led project and teams nuchsyu.... Continue Reading →
What These Leaders Learned Last Year
As we start up another year, I have a question for you: What did you learn last year? I tend to get some common responses to that question. Most often it’s a tilt of the head and a thoughtful, “Hmm…..” The second reaction is a vague response along the lines of, “Um, well, I learned... Continue Reading →