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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Who needs a coach at work?

You have heard someone saying they needed a coffee. And really, tired or hungover who amongst us hasn't felt that they really needed a coffee In all honesty, we only want that coffee. We really don't 'need' it. Read why you shouldn't hire me as your coach The difference? If you need a coffee you only want it. But if you need a heart transplant, you need a heart transplant. Most of my perspective coaching clients receive coaching as a “want" not a "need”. The first…

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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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