7 Career Saving Questions to Ask Before You Start a New Project

Want your project to fail? Just sit back and just let things happen. But I'm going to guess you care about this project. And not only about your project, but its people, and your career. That means it's time to sit down with your boss or client (and yourself) and ask some direct questions about what the heck is going on—before you start a new project. For each of these questions, don't shy away from being direct. Often, it's the questions we're most reluctant to ask…

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The #1 Secret & 4 tips You Need To Know To Delegate

You know you need to delegate. But do you know HOW to delegate? If you're not getting the results you want, chances are this lies with you. Most agree that delegation is critical to management success. If that's true, then why are we usually left unhappy with the results we get after we delegated? "WHY! WHY! Oh why, do I not get what I asked for?" Sound familiar? But before you go putting the blame on those you delegate to, remember this: Failed delegation is rarely…

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3 Reasons Your Team Misses Their Deadlines & What to Do About It

The author, Douglas Adams once said … “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” According to a 2018 PMI (Project Management Institute) report, roughly 48% of projects don’t finish on schedule.   Imagine, nearly half of all project deadlines are missed, resulting in increased costs, unhappy customers and ruins reputations and careers.   What to do? Here are three reasons deadlines are missed and what you can do to keep things or track: 1. Optimistic Planning Creates Unachievable Timelines…

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