How do you know if your project manager is going to crumble under pressure or if they will manage to deliver on time and budget? Each project manager has their own way of handling problems when they arise and project managers are known for preventing problems from cropping up by using a variety of risk management techniques. In our practice, we use these seven principles to evaluate how the project management team addresses the big challenges and delivers value to the client.
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It is important to stay grounded on the journey towards leadership. Below are ten simple commandments to focus on:
When it comes to all meetings, no matter the size or type of company, what truly makes them great?
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Created by Dr. Robert Cialdini, Professor Emeritus of Psychology from Arizona State University, this video discusses the science behind human behavior and the 6 tactics that any individual or business can utilize to increase persuasion towards your desired outcome. While many hope that consumers rely on all the available and necessary information to guide decisions, in reality Dr. Cialdini's science indicates that there are 6 universal shortcuts that we as consumers often default to that flies in the face of conventional and rational decision making.
“The more precisely the position is determined, the less precisely the momentum is known in this instant, and vice versa.”
Werner Heisenberg, Uncertainty Paper, 1927
"Executives and owners are simply employees of the company and therefore subject to the same policy and procedure endured by any associate.”
Sometimes the Bull Wins
The Lead Up to the First All-Hands Meeting
“Nothing truly worth doing in business can be achieved in a quarter, a year, five years or even a decade. Design your company for the long term.”
Mike Rice, dean of UAF School of Management
“Business is conceptually easy: Buy low, sell high, collect early, pay late.”
Craig Floerchinger's opening line at an AIS training course
“Even the violent end, the matador on his toes, sighting along his blade, the drop of the cape, the sword buried in the bull’s shoulder to the hilt, the blood on the sand…had a strange, primordial attraction…”
Sometimes the Bull Wins