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    Managing Work Conflict – It Can Be Done!

      As we’ve reached the holiday season, wishing everyone Peace, Love and Joy, let’s apply it to our project life.  Imagine you’re part of a team where everyone doesn’t always get along.  Problem is, teamwork is a vital part of delivering successful projects, right?  Maybe...

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    Want to Earn 6 Figures? Consider Project Management.

    It’s no secret that the economic woes continue for many, even though the markets have bounced back.  So, how do you stay ahead of the game, and in a stable profession?  Two words: Project Management. This PMI article lists the median salary in the US...

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    Have Your Heard? PMThink Contributor to be Interviewed on Executive Leaders Radio

    Have you heard?? Blue Isis LLC CEO, and PMThink contributor, Dawn Mahan is going to be interviewed Friday, May 17th on Executive Leaders Radio. Be sure to support her by listening in! In the Philadelphia/NJ area the interview can be heard on: WIFI 1460 AM...

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    Reclaim The Most Important Hour of the Day

    Lunch could be the most important hour of your work day!  Adapting advice from the following article to projectland… http://www.innovationamerica.us/index.php/innovation-daily/29264-lunch-the-most-important-hour-of-the-day We’ve all seen it happen: People get trapped in the web of monotonous, boring, unhealthy lunches at work. They don’t leave enough time to prepare...

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    Move Over Florida, There is a New Sunshine State

    How do you create clean, renewable energy while also preserving a natural resource?  India is doing just that with a pilot project installing solar panels across a potential 19,000 km stretch of the Narmada canals.  This project, known as the “Canal Solar Power Project” is...

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    Revolution! – Good for Project Management?

    There’s the old adage of walking a mile in another man’s shoes to truly understanding where they’ve been. This adage applies a very basic principle – empathy. To empathize with others is to understand their world, and view of it.  Author Roman Krznaric explains in this...

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    Project Management, the Universal Language?

    We live in global economy and in this technological era, we are enabled to do business with anyone, anywhere, anytime with ease.  It is said that music is the universal language – it is practiced by and enjoyed by people around the world, but I...

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    The Home Stretch: Bring Those Projects Across the Finish Line

    This week is the beginning of a new quarter and for many of you, the last of your fiscal year. Time to bring your projects over the finish line. Just a friendly reminder to make sure this stressful time is a good experience for all...

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    Bouncing Back After A Failed Project

    Projects are difficult by definition.  The Project Management Institute definition includes the word “unique”.  That means that in the history of the world, no one has ever done it before in exactly the same way – in this environment, with these people, etc.  Something makes...

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    Turn Your Failures into Success (Part 2)

    “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” ~ Colin R. Davis     Last week, we brought you Part 1 of our post.  Hope you all found a nugget or two of wisdom in there. Part 2 focuses...

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