Recognizing and Addressing Project Team Conflicts

Working in teams requires you to manage and address conflicts. It is essential that project managers recognize the two basic types of conflict: emotional and cognitive. Emotional conflict stems from personal interactions, while cognitive conflicts are based upon disagreements on matters of substantive value or impact on the project or organization. Resolution of cognitive conflict […]
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Motivation Challenges at Work

If you have challenges motivating staff at work, then you have to watch this video by Dan Pink. He deals with all of the challenges that impact levels of engagement, creativity, turnover rates, etc. He also sheds light on the challenge of incorporating motivational plans into your performance management metrics. Be careful what you measure, […]
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Susan’s Favorite Project Management Quotes

For several years I have been collecting project management and requirements gathering quotes. I use them in course development, presentations and in my signature block. I also repeat them to myself from time to time when I need to feel better about how things are going on a particular project. When I read James Haner’s post […]
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Selecting the right management course

Lately I’ve had several people asking how to decide whether our Introduction to Management Skills course at Learning Tree is the right courses to take. The more I’ve thought about this, the more I realized that a video podcast would be the easiest way to express my thoughts. If you’ve been thinking about taking a […]
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Motivational Series – Part 4: Motivation and Measures

Motivation and Measures “People do what you count, but not what counts.” What this means is that people will respond to measures in unexpected ways. Once you put a measure in place, staff will gear their behavior to that measure. In some cases, this will result in completely unexpected outcomes that somehow fulfill your measures, […]
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