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5 Best Practices for Managing Manufacturing Projects

Published in "Liquid Planners" website, November 19, 2015 Click here for original article. Projects abound for manufacturers. There's no doubt that manufacturing is growing, supply chains are becoming more complex, requirements are popping out of the woodwork, and the most successful way to navigate these waters is to design [...]

The Elements of Project Success: A Case Study

The common factors leading to a project’s success include leadership, support, and management. Clear your team’s path with sufficient attention to these areas for the results you want. Published in "Project Times" website, April 12, 2016 Click here for original article. After leading hundreds of projects and participating with [...]

How to Manage Supply Chain Complexity (using PM tools)

Published in "Liquid Planners" website, August 25, 2016 Click here for original article. Supply chains continue to increase in complexity. I've observed this firsthand from managing hundreds of projects in manufacturing organizations over the last 25 years, including navigating end-to-end supply chain. Being able to effectively manage this complexity [...]

Keys to Successful Growth

Though gratifying, periods of business growth can be the most challenging to manage. The keys to successfully manage growth are people, simple project timelines and follow-up. My clients across all manufacturing and distribution-related industries ranging from small, family-owned businesses to multi-billion dollar corporations have one item in common – [...]

How to Keep Your Team’s Morale Up During Change

Team morale can take a hit during times of intense change. Motivate your team with a relatable, easy-to-understand vision and keep them informed every step of the way. Published in "Liquid Planners" website, July 20, 2015 Click here for original article. Change is the only constant! Dramatic growth is [...]

10 Ways to Stay Focused on the Critical Path

Maintaining focus on projects in the midst of business volatility is challenging, but preparing a road map with team strategies to concentrate on the critical path will ensure success.

How to Increase Teamwork to Ensure Project Success

Encouraging strong teamwork paves the way for successful projects completion which contribute to company improvements and growth.

Close Out the Year with Project Success

Published in "Project Times" website, December, 2015 Click here for original article. As the year winds down, it is your best opportunity to leverage projects to close the year out with success. Many companies trail off after Thanksgiving and get back to focusing on projects in mid-January. Thus, it [...]

Avoiding Top Project Pitfalls

Project roadblocks will happen. Chart a course that allocates your attention and resources on the most critical projects. Published in "Project Times" website, November 18, 2014 Click here for original article. Project results drive business performance! In my experience in working with countless companies ranging from small to multi-billion [...]

ERP Implementation Stars

Acknowledge your ERP implementation project leaders for their ability to manage multiple moving parts. I've found that successful ERP implementation project leaders are unsung heroes as few executives could or should understand the 1000's of moving parts & critical elements to achieving success. What are a few of these [...]

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