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Stretch Your Team to Achieve More
By Jeff Richardson
A recently trending Harvard Business Review article talked about the challenges involved with setting 'stretch goals'. They claims that in environemnts with poor leadership, teams can often be demotivated fostering... Read More»

How To Ensure That Your Projects Take Off Smoothly, Predictably and Effectively - the Power of the "Pre-Flight" Checklist
By ProjectConnections Staff
Those of us who've flown commercially have invariably observed the flight crew busily at work, audibly and meticulously going through a formal checklist process, as we complete the boarding process.... Read More»

Why Is It Called Fred's Folly?
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Oh Oh, We Should Have Discussed This With Operations All projects are about solving a problem and it is important that Operators be part of the solution. This means, when... Read More»

Costs of Workplace Illness & Injuries
By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
A few years ago, during a refinery startup after a shutdown, they had an explosion killing 15 people and injuring over 170. The refinery was fined $96 million dollars and... Read More»

A Fresh Look At The 5 Why's
By Sinikka Waugh
Try these 5 why-like questions to improve your scoping, requirements-gathering, stakeholder-identifying activities: Why? How come? Why else? Why doesn't? What if? Read More»

The "Secret" Code: a Toolkit of Skills
By Randy Englund
Proman was at a crossroads. The large program had just concluded. What was next? He noticed how engaged he’d felt during the process. Each day he threw himself into the... Read More»

Do you want to be a Project Ninja?
By Margaret de Haan
I have been reviewing many Job Descriptions that are out there for Project Managers, and I realized the other day that if I was really graded solely on what was... Read More»


By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Why Do Projects Fail This article is a continuation of why projects fail. Inadequate attention to quality. I have seen quality problems arise from a corporations desire to embrace Auotcad... Read More»

So Many Choices: Project Decision Making, Part 3
By Michael Aucoin
In the movie, Moscow on the Hudson, Robin Williams plays Vladimir Ivanov, a circus musician who defects from the former Soviet Union while visiting the United States. Knowing all too... Read More»

The Power of Questioning Why
By Brian Irwin
As project managers we expend significant thought and effort on aspects of who, what, when, where, and how of our projects and our work. Working with project managers and front-line... Read More»




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