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Effective Communications = Productive Project Teams
By Alan Zucker
Effective communications are the cornerstone to successful projects and productive teams. The Agile Manifesto extolls the virtues of collaboration, individual interactions, and face-to-face communications. Projects represent our ability to coordinate... Read More»

Successful Projects - What We Really Know
By Alan Zucker
The Standish Group has published its annual CHAOS Report on the state of software development since 1994. The Report is often cited as a key metric for the industry's performance... Read More»

Time: Conserving the Precious Resource
By Alan Zucker
Time is the dominant constraint on all projects. There is a constant race against the clock. Many projects have fixed completion dates determined by external forces. Projects that fall behind... Read More»

What a culture of "pervasive thanks" looks like and why it matters
By Cinda Voegtli
I recently started doing some work with a new (to me) company. It's a very large and complex place, with lots going on and lots to get up to speed... Read More»

Why "peeved" is a favorite stress-management word
By Cinda Voegtli
When I get upset about something that has happened, a personal life-saver is the word "peeved." Here's a quick story of "peeved" in action. One day I called the Careers... Read More»

We've Come A Long Way
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Over the Christmas holidays my wife was bored so she decided to clean out a storage locker. I was sitting at my desk when she handed me my old slide... Read More»

The Power of Our Thoughts for Creating Personal Power in Tough Situations
By ProjectConnections Staff
Noted life coach Steve Chandler teaches that we basically have two choices for how we deal with and respond to life: we can either be owners (in control, deliberate and... Read More»

New Year's Resolutions - How To Make Sure Yours Actually Come To Pass
By ProjectConnections Staff
Various studies have demonstrated that only 8 - 10% of individuals actually achieve their New Year’s resolutions. And this statistic cuts across educational lines, professions, and income levels, i.e., it’s... Read More»

The REAL Secret To Motivating Yourself
By ProjectConnections Staff
Noted life coach Steve Chandler talks about the REAL secret to self-motivation and like many life-changing distinctions, it's deceptively simple. Rather than keep you in suspense, here it is: motivation... Read More»

Beware the Illusion of Activity Masquerading As Achievement - Powerful Advice For Time-Strapped Project Managers
By ProjectConnections Staff
"Never mistake activity for achievement." John Wooden We love the simple power in this quote. We humans love to talk about how "busy" we are, how many hours we've worked,... Read More»




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