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High Performance Teams Characteristics

No leader is an island. Each is directly dependent on producing results through team. And smart leaders are always on the lookout to increase the productivity of their teams. Typically, there is a lot of emphasis placed on results and accountability, but there is more to the story…

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Rick Austin, Director of Research and Development Enablement, Capability Development at Fiserv

Getting Ahead, Really?

Have you ever been in a situation where you have not gotten enough sleep for some period of time? At some point you are able to sleep normally again which does wonders for your recovery. In times of extreme exhaustion we might want to sleep more than a normal amount. We believe we can make up for our earlier deficit of sleep. As my wife is fond of saying, “you…

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manage customer expectations

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 8

Krishen Kota, PMP provides straight forward advice that may take a twinge of bravery, but is critical to delivering on schedule. He distills it down to the following key aspects of managing customers expectations.

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Commitment versus Involvement

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 7

Obviously, stating a commitment is separate and different from making a commitment. Commitment is a word that we hear a lot, but it can mean many different things depending on the context. What I would ask is that as you read the rest of this post, do your best to set aside what you already know, believe, or have experienced related to the concept of commitment.

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trust and verify

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 6

This week we will take a look at the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of project management best practices. …two concepts that sound like they won’t work together, but…

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knowledge sharing

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 5

…we will take a look at a simple, yet difficult topic of looking beyond our own capabilities and tapping into the wealth of resources available to us

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Define Clear Responsibilities

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 3

a quick look at the importance of defining clear responsibilities. But before you deem this as something that is something you already know, make sure to read carefully to pick up on a few critical subtleties to make sure you get the …

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faster communication management

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 2

Have you ever worked on a project and thought, “…If we would have discovered that earlier, we could have easily done something about it.” If so, here’s a tip that…

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Tips for Delivering Project on Schedule

Delivering Projects on Schedule – Part 1

We may not be able to solve all the technology world’s project delivery issues here in this blog post, but if you are involved in a challenging project, I want to share some valuable tips from my experience, that will greatly increase the chances of your project coming in on schedule.

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Privacy Settings Special Report

Privacy Settings – Special Report on Privacy Best Practices

For those who are serious about protecting their privacy online, Google has provided some advanced privacy settings to opt out of…

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