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PM Tip, Week of 30 September

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PM Tip, Week of 5 February

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Getting Off to A Good Start

By: Susan Peterson, M.B.A., PMP Copyright 2014, Susan Peterson, All Rights Reserved No part of this article may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission of the author. It’s a common fallacy that projects are well defined when they begin. After all, executive management states what they want, and functional managers […]

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Bacon and Eggs: Commitment vs. Involvement

By:  Susan Peterson, M.B.A., PMP Copyright 2012, Susan Peterson, All Rights Reserved No part of this article may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission. There’s an old analogy that can be applied to project participants.  In describing the efforts of the “project team” that ultimately ends in a plate of […]

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Building Trust One Day at a Time

By: Susan Peterson, M.B.A., PMP Copyright 2012, Susan Peterson, All Rights Reserved No part of this article may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission. Many project managers face a challenge to build trust among the project’s stakeholders, including the team. Some project managers probably have “scars” caused by addressing challenges […]

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Just for Today

By: Susan Peterson, M.B.A., PMP Copyright 2011, Susan Peterson, All Rights Reserved It’s that time of year when so many of us contemplate a “fresh start” for a better life personally and professionally. Making New Year’s resolutions is often a part of starting this process. However, statistics indicate that few resolutions are still in force […]

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Proactively Managing Expectations

By:  Susan Peterson, M.B.A., PMP Copyright 2011, Susan Peterson, All Rights Reserved All of us have expectations in life.  Some are attainable without much effort.  Others take considerable personal effort and a huge dose of good luck.  Still others will never be realized regardless of the effort expended.  Project owners, sponsors, customers and clients are […]

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Proactively Managing Project Expectations

By: Susan Peterson, M.B.A., PMPCopyright 2010, Susan Peterson, All Rights Reserved All of us have expectations in life. Some are attainable without much effort. Others take considerable personal effort and a huge dose of good luck. Project owners, sponsors, customers and clients are no different in the diverse degrees of reality associated with their expectations […]

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Project Sponsorship

Over on LinkedIn, one of the most popular discussions I’ve seen in some time is still in progress. It was posted 8 months ago and has over 1,000 responses (and is still going strong). It starts with a list similar to one I saw for the first time 7-8 years ago at a PMI ISSIG […]

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Just for Today

[Happy New Year! I just returned from a 10-day trip to the east coast to visit clients and attend the annual Volunteer Strategy and Planning meeting for PMI Global Operations Center volunteers in Philadelphia. To start off the New Year of the Project Notebook, here is Susan Peterson’s message from January 2005 which seems even […]

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