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How to Deal with Project Stakeholders [Problems and Solutions]

Imagine running a project where your team members don’t communicate with each other, or where you have no idea what project stakeholders want from you. A lack of communication on any level, but especially with project stakeholders, can hinder the growth of any business. What Is a Stakeholder? Part 1 Solving Thorny Stakeholder Problems Part...

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Urgent vs. Important Tasks: What’s the Difference? [+ Best Practices]

  Difference Between Urgent and Important Part 1 How to Use Eisenhower’s Principle Part 2 Part 1 The Difference Between Urgent and Important Does it sound familiar? You get to work, turn on your computer, and a seemingly endless stream of emails welcomes you. You start replying to them, hoping to cross this task off...

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19 Essential Principles for Effective Teamwork

Humans have always lived in groups. It brings a sense of unity and security, provides better chances of both surviving and thriving, but it mostly brings a sense of belonging. Whether it’s a family, a tribe, or simply a band of friends, we’re always better together. So, what is teamwork? Teamwork is a process of...

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5-Step Guide to Writing Project Reports

Imagine this: you’ve just been asked to write a project report. How do you write it? All project reports should include similar elements. These are: Executive Summary Requirements & Resources Risks Milestones Ownership   Let’s dig into the details: 5-Step Guide to Writing Project Reports Part 1 Launching Your Project Part 2 Monitoring Project Progress...

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4 Main Decision Making Styles: Directive vs Conceptual vs Consultative vs Consensus

Numerous factors, whether social, psychological or economic, influence the decision-making process. Though we all see the world through individualized lenses and react to external and internal stimuli differently, scientists agree that most people fall into one of four basic categories for decision making, these being: directive, conceptual, consultative, and consensus. Directive This decision-making style relies...

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