Mar

17

2017

When you are making a proposal for a plan or an idea to your team, where do you lose your audience? If you encounter resistance during the presentation, then something has gone wrong somewhere. We are not talking about questions being asked but a sterner opposition. Here are four tips for addressing...

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Mar

10

2017

Where do you begin when addressing a performance problem? So many managers begin in the wrong place by putting the employee on the defensive. Here are some easy ways to begin that process on the good foot and hopefully keeping the ball rolling in the right direction. No employee is perfect. Some problems...

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Feb

10

2017

When you work with different individuals, there are always going to be challenges. It is the nature of everyone being an individual with varied experiences, upbringing, education and global events significant to them. As a manager, one of your goals is to communicate effectively with each team member...

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Oct

27

2016

We don’t live or work in a vacuum. At some point, we will have to depend on others for what we need. How will you get others on board your team? Influence is the ability to convey your ideas effectively to others. It is about negotiation, not manipulation. Here are four steps that lead to effectively...

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Jul

22

2016

5 Best Practices On How To Manage Your Project

Deanna Maio

Building & Leading Your Team, Productivity & Time Management

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Now that the project plan is complete, it’s time to get to work. Each team member has their marching orders to get the ball rolling. So, what is the project manager to do? This is where you monitor the team, stay in contact with the sponsor and communicate with the client (or high-level decision makers). What...

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