Soft Skills

  • Why Smart People Fail: The Keynote

    Last night I had the pleasure of speaking at PMI Durham Highlands monthly meeting. The talk was called “Why...

  • Lessons from 40 PPM Experts on Making the Transition to Project Leadership

    Project Leadership — Lessons from 40 PPM Experts on Making the Transition from Project Management to Project Leadership from...

  • I’m Not Fat, I’m Thrifty: Project Communications

    Communications just fascinates me. Given that it’s something that all of us do every day, you’d think it’d be...

  • How to Find a Job Without Losing Your Self-Respect

    I received a lot of great feedback both on and offline about my last article regarding the state of...

  • What Stress Does to Your Body

    How Does Stress Affect the Body?

    As you move through your life and career, there will be no shortage of issues that cause you stress....

  • Inner Work Life and Project Teams

    So I want to introduce you today to a groovy new book by Harvard Professor Teresa Amabile and her...

  • Hostage Negotiation and Project Management

    So what does a project manager have in common with a terrorist negotiator? Well, if they’re both doing their...

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