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Can we Leverage Social Networks to Drive Project Success?

Published in "Project Times" website, March 2012Click here for original article. We have entered a new normal business environment – and we aren’t going back to the way it used to be!  Customers are demanding more for less, companies are hoarding cash and growing the top line is a [...]

2020-10-19T17:00:42+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

Case Study in Cross-Company Project Collaboration

Published in "Project Times" website, April, 2012Click here for original article. Do you have to collaborate across functions to be successful?  How about cross-companies?  Project team collaboration is no longer sufficient.  Neither is cross-functional collaboration!  I’m seeing an increasing trend towards projects that require cross-company collaboration.  Find a way [...]

2020-10-19T17:00:47+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

What are the Top 3 Obstacles in Projects

Published in "Project Times" website, May, 2012Click here for original article. When I spoke at the Project Managers SIG in Silicon Valley recently, we spent the majority of the time talking about overcoming obstacles.  Upon returning, I faced several new obstacles in a construction project I've been coordinating, and [...]

2020-10-19T17:00:54+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

How Can We Avoid Project Disasters?

Published in "Project Times" website, July, 2012Click here for original article. Although I consult with clients globally on how to improve operational performance, I find the 80/20 of achieving bottom line business results traces back to a series of successful project/ program rollouts.  Thus, it is paramount I help [...]

2020-10-19T17:00:59+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

Is Accountability a Key Component for Project Management?

Published in "Project Times" website, August, 2012Click here for original article. Is accountability a key component to project management? Only if you want to succeed!  I often make the mistake of assuming that project leaders and team members understand the critical value of accountability (as I believe it is [...]

2020-10-19T17:01:10+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

Overloaded Project Manager? Here are 8 Simple Tips to Help!

Successful project management needs to start with an objective, get the right team in place and aggressively anticipate and manage roadblocks.Published in "Project Times" website, September, 2012Click here for original article. Do you sit in project meetings? How about develop project plans? Report out to executives or board members? [...]

Lessons Learned: Asking Questions isn’t Enough!

Published in "Project Times" website, October, 2012Click here for original article. As a global business consultant, entrepreneur and operations strategist, I’ve seen countless business strategies, plans and projects succeed or fail based solely on what might be considered a nonessential question. On one hand, I’ve promoted that leaders and [...]

2020-10-19T17:01:20+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

Top Project Priorities to Leverage for 2013

Published in "Project Times" website, December, 2012Click here for original article. In today’s new normal business environment, it is imperative to stay ahead of the pack. Only those companies that innovate will outperform their competition. Thus, it is even more critical to pay attention to the top project priorities [...]

2020-10-19T17:01:25+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process|

What’s the Secret Ingredient to Project Success?

Turn your thinking upside down and unlock the secret ingredient to success.Published in "Project Times" website, February, 2013Click here for original article. Volatility is the new norm. Results must be an assumption as companies struggle for high growth rates, fight to find and retain top talent and find that [...]

2020-10-19T17:02:23+00:00May 9, 2013|Categories: In The News, Process, Strategy, Talent|

Lost in the Culture Change Maze? 4 Strategies to Succeed

Navigating culture change is a requirement for success.Published in "Project Times" website, March, 2013Click here for original article. In my 20+ years of experience as an operations executive, a global supply chain consultant and a non-profit trade association leader, I’ve found navigating culture change is a requirement for success [...]

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