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Project Management is Not
Rocket Science! Or is it?

by Dr. Gerald Mulenburg, PMP Processes, Requirements, and Reviews. Three things that NASA does well that you should also be doing. Project management has always seemed to me to be such a simple concept: identify what needs to be done,…
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Setting Priorities: Saying Yes to
Something is Saying No
to Something Else

By Vicki Wrona, PMP Whether I am working with new or seasoned employees or managers, I often see a misunderstanding of the consequences of saying “yes”. As Stever Robbins said in one of his Quick and Dirty Tips, “Saying no has real…
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Finish by Friday:
Delivering Deadlines on Time

by Bill Flury It was early Friday morning and Bob was telling me that the report he was working on was almost done and he would have it ready for me next week. He asked if that would be OK. I told him it was not OK and figured I had better…
Asking the Right Questions
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Is Your Question an Invitation, a Request
or a Weapon?

by Karen Smith, MBA, PMP Forward Momentum is excited to announce the release of our FREE Insider’s Guide ebook, Asking the Right Questions: Is Your Question an Invitation, a Request, or a Weapon? Whether professionally or personally,…
Did That Process Change Work? Four Steps to Better Processes
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Did That Process Change Work?
Four Steps to Better Processes, Step 4

by Alan S. Koch, Certified ITIL Expert, PMP, CSM, CTM In the last three posts, we defined the problem of process change and worked through several steps necessary to make modifications and ensure the change sticks. So far, we have listed: Define…
Did That Process Change Work? Four Steps to Better Processes
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Did That Process Change Work?
Four Steps to Better Processes, Step 2

by Alan S. Koch, Certified ITIL Expert, PMP, CSM, CTM In the last post we began the discussion of how to manage process change and focused on the importance of clearly defining the requirements. Once the requirements are clearly defined and…