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Seven Habits of True Project Leaders: Habit #4

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This series covers highlights the seven habits that are highly ingrained in project leaders who are capable of consistently delivering project success.  Our last post discussed risk management.

Habit #4: Strong Attention to Detail

When people think of a leader, they don’t generally think of someone who dots the Is and crosses the Ts. When managing projects, especially the control activities during execution, the ability to flawlessly execute on the minutia is crucial. (more…)

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Seven Habits of True Project Leaders: Habit #3

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This series covers highlights the seven habits that are highly ingrained in project leaders who are capable of consistently delivering project success.  Our last post discussed the importance of the architect.

Habit #3: Doesn’t Gamble with Other People’s Money

Leadership is often associated with bravery and fortitude, but you don’t want to trust the helm to someone who exposes your organization to unnecessary risks. (more…)

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Seven Habits of True Project Leaders: Habit #2

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This series covers highlights the seven habits that are highly ingrained in project leaders who are capable of consistently delivering project success.  Our last post introduced the topic and discussed the project charter.

Habit #2: Demands a Strong Architect

A strong leader relies on the support of their team members, especially in areas where the project manager is either weak or not expected to have a certain skill in the first place. (more…)

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Seven Habits of True Project Leaders: Intro and First Habit

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Our last posts discussed how failure is not an option for projects, and the way to avoid failure is through perfect planning and flawless execution. This series will cover the habits that need to be ingrained in a project leader for them to instill the discipline necessary to make project failure obsolete.

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Make Project Failure Obsolete

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In our last post, we discussed how failure is not an option in today’s business environment. This post will cover how to do the seemingly impossible of getting projects right every time.

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Project Execution Solutions: People

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The critical elements of successful project execution are People, Process, Technology, and Governance. Success is consistently delivered when all of these dimensions are well defined, fully implemented, well-managed, and fully adopted. They must be both adopted individually and integrated together to enable each other for success.

This post covers the first and foremost of these dimensions: (more…)

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Questions to Ask Your Staffing Partner: Quality over Quantity

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As we’ve covered in previous posts, staffing project leaders requires a specialization that goes beyond staffing technical roles.  This series will cover questions you need to ask prospective staffing partners to ensure they have what it takes to deliver excellent project managers, and other project leadership roles.

Do they emphasize quantity or quality of candidates?

“Quality over quantity” has become a business cliche, but it has an especial importance to staffing. (more…)

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Best Practices for Staffing Project Leaders: Selection and On-boarding

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This series will provide detailed coverage of each of the steps in the staffing process.

This post covers the final two steps: Select the Right Candidate and Conduct the post-decision process.

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Best Practices for Staffing Project Leaders: The Interview

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This series will provide detailed coverage of each of the steps in the staffing process.

This post covers steps four and five, which are preparing and conducting the candidate interview:

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Best Practices for Staffing Project Leaders: Narrowing Initial Field

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This series will provide detailed coverage of each of the steps in the staffing process.

This post covers step three: Review/compare/select for follow-up.

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