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Category: briefing Coaches coaching leadership Members precision procedures project management systems tactics

The fifth part of developing the plan involves describing the administrative aspects of the plan

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Category: Coaches leadership procedures project management systems tactics

The first part of developing the plan involves working out courses of action to achieve the aim considering the deductions that you have made

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Category: briefing Coaches coaching leadership project management tactics

The problem we have come across…. Many of the managers we coach complain about not getting their message across, or getting flustered in important meetings. Often their communication just doesn’t get the message across. They often feel as though no one is listening. At times the outcomes from the communication [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership systems

The highest leverage point to improve business performance is culture. It undergirds an organization, enabling the execution of its strategy, the achievement of its goals, and the fulfilment of its mission. Over 50 years ago, Myles Mace in a book called ‘The Growth and Development of Executives’ published by Harvard [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching

In the article below, you can see the the future of training and education. ProjectCoach takes this to another level by using the resources in a targetted way to deliver outcomes for organisations and individuals Online open education: yes, this is the game changer By Simon Marginson, University of Melbourne [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching project management systems

Interesting article follows. Our view is that the organisation that offers coaching with defined approaches to achieving outcomes, utilising the plethora of on line information, is way ahead of the university. When courses are free online, what’s left for universities to sell? By Andrew Norton, Grattan Institute When some of [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership project management

A very interesting article, leads one to a conclusion that perhaps Lecturers need to become Coaches, which means that real work experience will give them the edge. Or, that Coaches, with a wealth of experience provide better value for money, and are able to point learners in the right direction [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership Members project management risks systems

Michael was the project manager for a significant project being delivered by a government agency in Australia. He was very interested in the way in which Australia provided aid to developing countries. He was particularly interested in the way in which Australia imposed conditions on the aid that it provided. [...]

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Category: briefing Coaches coaching leadership Members project management risks systems tactics

The MDs dilemma The managing director reported to the board that there was a significant skills gap creating a problem for the organisation. The managing director however, did state that the organisation was not alone in this. Apparently nearly eight in 10 firms admit to carrying a gap in their [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching project management recognition systems

A website, or internet portal, or place that you get to from your computer. A source of information, guidance, previous work that you can use as a base for developing your project. Somewhere that you can share information with other people. A place where, if you ask a question, no [...]

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Category: briefing Coaches coaching leadership precision project management systems tactics

A friend approached me today. She had been instructed to prepare a submission for the organisation she works for. This submission was to put forward one of her organisation’s projects for an Industry award. My friend had no knowledge of the project, and advised the senior manager of this, and [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching Members precision procedures project management systems

Take the test; go on, what have you got to lose? It’s free. No one else will know that you have taken it. Maybe, you will learn something. As a project manager, who believes that they are a high performer, are you being recompensed at the level that you believe [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching procedures project management risks systems tactics

Our proposal for development of your project management office Our understanding of your needs You are in the following situation The people in your organization are demotivated, performing in a way that is far from their potential. Projects are identified in an ad hoc manner. Sometimes a project initiation brief [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching procedures project management risks systems tactics

I’ve often been asked to describe how a project manager can deal with problems outside of their control. -Weather. -Latent conditions. -Disasters. -Unions. Most project managers rely on the well known “nothing I can do. That’s someone else’s problem”. “We’ll just ask for more money and time when and if [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching games precision procedures project management systems tactics

We all know when we are working in a good team. Don’t we? One  question is, when we’re not working in a good team, why doesn’t someone do something about it ? Another question is, what is it that makes a good team? A bit of this, a bit of [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching consensus procedures project management systems tactics

“I cant get no satisfaction, and I try and I try…. I cant get no satisfaction “, from Mick Jagger. “Then a hero arose, a funny looking dog with a big black nose…. Snoopy fired once, then he fired twice, and the bloody red baron went rolling out of sight” [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching consensus games precision procedures project management risks systems tactics

 Apparently it is the usual state of human affairs, and generally people feel less happy than we would expect. So, if your people are looking down in the dumps, listless, uninterested, don’t self flagellate. Is it important that people are motivated? The general consensus is that it is important, because [...]

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