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Top 5 Rewind Articles of 2017

In our last post, we wrapped up our “Best of 2017” series of articles. These are the most-read articles of the year as determined by wise readers like yourself. In 2017, several articles from previous years (which we lovingly refer…
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It’s a Question of Motivation

By Craig Covello, PMP: You may remember a little movie titled “Office Space” made back in 1999 starring Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston and David Herman.  Livingston plays Peter Gibbons, an employee of Initech who dreads his job. …
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Are Large and Small Projects Different?

By Craig Covello, PMP: As I write, there is a beautiful view reserved for travelers 30,000 feet above California, en route to Dallas. It’s a frequent trip these days that gives me pause to consider the perpetual to-do list on my Android.…
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The Value of Speaking Softly In Leading a Team

By Craig Covello, PMP: Perhaps you have heard the phrase, “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Let’s explore how leaders and project managers can use this axiom to effectively lead their teams. There’s some dispute regarding…
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Reality Check, the Unspoken Role of the Project Manager

By Craig Covello, PMP: I’m sure it’s been quite a while since many of us who have earned PMP certification actually studied the PMBOK in preparation for the exam.  It is not surprising, then, that we move forward in our careers as…
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The Long, Straight Line Ahead of You:
Project Orientation in Life

by Craig Covello, PMP: If you have taken the time to stop and read this article, then it’s probably safe to assume that you might be a project manager.  But to narrow the readership further proves difficult, because project managers…