Tag Archives: Leadership

The Importance of Alignment in Project Management

Alignment of interests is a key trait of successful projects.  Alignment is required at several levels.  The objectives and actions of project teams must be aligned with those of the organization.  Similarly, project teams must be aligned with clients.  Proper … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Project Champion

If you do not have a Project Champion, you are likely to fail. Find out who the Project Champion is before you start the project. You may have to recruit a Project Champion from management.  This is a person who … Continue reading

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The Inertia of the Status Quo

Effective project leaders challenge existing processes and question the status quo.   They recognize the need to rethink assumptions and evaluate issues objectively. Preconceived notions and biases favoring existing thinking limit our critical thinking, and diminish our ability to make informed … Continue reading

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The Gap in Human Potential

I believe that the next frontier in project management is team building, team motivation and team execution. There is a tremendous need to apply modern team building principles, especially in the construction industry. The application of new design and building … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask When Interviewing Senior Project Managers / Program Managers

PROJECT MANAGEMENT 1. Specifically, what do you believe are the most critical responsibilities of a Project Manager? 2. What tools have you used to manage people, processes and projects? 3. Can you provide examples of when and how you used … Continue reading

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