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  • How Good Are Your Interpersonal Skills?
    Building good interpersonal skills is crucial to your success as a Project Manager. Without being able to effectively communicate with your team, you may experience unhappy or dissatisfied workers, making it easy to miss goals and objectives.
  • Top 10 Team Communication Issues and How to Avoid Them
    Poor communication skills create business problems such as team communication issues and people problems, not to mention losing the trust of coworkers, the cooperation of team members and sometimes even receiving "contempt" from colleagues and subordinates.
  • What Can Project Leaders Learn From Salespeople?
    At both the beginning and the end, as a project manager, it’s up to you to seal the deal so to speak or sell that project! Throughout your PM training you may never have thought about sales but it has to be part of your game. Jean Scheid explains.
  • The Difference Between Resource Loading and Resource Leveling
    A project manager has several choices on how to meet demands of his/her many projects. Two simple choices are resource loading and resource leveling. But, what do these two terms mean? Learn what resource loading and resource leveling are and the differences between the two.
  • Examples of Mind Mapping in Project Management
    What is mind mapping and how is it used in project management? For starters, mind mapping can be a great visual tool in brainstorming sessions—so forget the sticky notes. Here, Jean Scheid offers some mind mapping examples and tips to help you get started.
  • 5 Effective Techniques Used to Manage Conflict
    Conflict is a healthy thing. If you’re seeking effective conflict management techniques, keep in mind that there is a difference between managing conflict and eliminating it. You will never succeed in getting rid of it entirely, but you can learn to keep it under control and even to use it.
  • The Basics of Stakeholder Management
    In order for your projects to have great outcomes where everyone gets what they want, you need to identify the stakeholders. How you and your team communicate with stakeholders is essential in the running of a successful project.
  • The Top 7 Team Project Management Techniques
    Experienced project managers use these seven critical techniques for successful team project management.
  • What is the Perfect Gift for the Busy Project Manager?
    What kind of gift do you get the busy boss with tousled hair and loads of papers on their desk? What about gifts for team leaders give to individuals or to teams for a job well done? Are there rules to manager/staff gift giving? Find out what's appropriate.
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