Archive for August, 2013

How can project managers protect supply chains?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

No logistics company owner wants to be surprised by unexpected supply chain disruptions.

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Project managers must understand how their projects advance the business strategy

Monday, August 26th, 2013

It’s one thing to create a strategy. Every project manager knows that executing that strategy is about managing the whole portfolio of projects.

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Project managers must know how to delegate tasks

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

As a project manager, you must know when to step aside and delegate tasks. New Leaf’s program “Leading Project Teams: The Human Side of Management” shows you how to do this effectively.

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Project managers will benefit from focusing on the present

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

What is the best gift project managers can give themselves?

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PMP® certification is the key to jobs, higher pay for project managers

Monday, August 19th, 2013

While job growth in the United States has been weak in recent years, you have a better chance of finding work if you have marketable skills. And if you already have a job, you might even get a raise.

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Project managers should show some emotion

Friday, August 16th, 2013

In the business world, showing too little emotion may be worse than showing too much.

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What’s the best way for project managers to make decisions?

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

What’s the best way for project managers to make decisions?

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Nearly-completed Spanish skyscraper missing elevator shaft

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

A nearly-finished Spanish skyscraper has almost everything it needs—except for an elevator.

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Are tradeoffs a bugaboo for skilled project managers?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Before leading a team on a new project, a project manager should be familiar with the term “trickle-down tradeoffs.”

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Does a balanced personality make a great leader?

Friday, August 9th, 2013

The best leadership sometimes comes from understated individuals.

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