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How Can We Benefit From Grateful Leadership?

It seems safe to say that humans hold a weighted desire to be appreciated and to feel important. The idea that others not only need us but also see the good both in and out of us, as well as our value, is imperative to sustain a happy, pleasurable life. Sadly, too many have discovered …

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Keeping Calm Whilst Managing a Project

This guest post is a great reminder for seasoned project pros – it’s also a great article for those who are new to project management too. Pacing yourself is never easy on a project and asking for help is not a project manager’s strong point either. Read on to find out what you can do …

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Project Management Rowing Boat Challenging UK Government

Having reviewed the first annual report from the Cabinet Office’s Major Projects Authority (MPA)   I am left with a distinct feeling that we have a rowing boat (MPA) trying to take a super tanker (Government + Civil Service) onto a new course and direction! At the highest level it is great to see David Pitchford …

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Matrix management – we are all project managers now

In the past most organizations were structured ‘vertically’ around functions and geography. Today, work refuses to fit neatly within these traditional silos. Global customers and supply chains and more integrated business processes and functions mean that work increasingly is delivered ‘horizontally’ across the organization. A matrix organization reflects this by having multiple reporting lines to …

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