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by dhaughey
Thu 23 Sep 2010 10:36 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 23 Questions to Ask When Recruiting a Project Manager
Replies: 5
Views: 13313

8 Questions That Examine Leadership Potential

Rather than the exam style questions, you could explore Leadership Potential with some questions like these: ⋅ How do you handle non-productive team members? ⋅ How do you motivate team members who are burned out, or bored? ⋅ How do you handle team members who come to yo...
by dhaughey
Fri 10 Sep 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management Success Ratios
Replies: 2
Views: 4248

Re: Project Management Success Ratios

The particular exam you are talking about can be seen as the first rung on the ladder. You cannot pass the exam after 5 days of study and declare yourself a fully fledged project manager. It’s a good first step and will give you a framework in which to work. From there you must gain experience and w...
by dhaughey
Sun 05 Sep 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Running effective meetings, easy right? Maybe not!
Replies: 1
Views: 3577

Running effective meetings, easy right? Maybe not!

Here's a collection of articles packed with useful tips and advice for running effective meetings: Leading Meetings with Multicultural Audiences With the increase in virtual teams that span the globe, multicultural audiences are becoming more common. When the meeting includes participants from diffe...
by dhaughey
Mon 30 Aug 2010 9:14 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: The Five Stages of Innovation
Replies: 2
Views: 5245

Re: The Five Stages of Innovation Expanded

Denial ⋅ You deny that the new innovation is worthwhile. ⋅ You say things like ‘That will never scale’ or ‘That was done back in the 90s and no one used it.’ ⋅ Whenever anyone mentions the new innovation, you present a laundry list of reasons why it won’t work. Anger &...
by dhaughey
Fri 27 Aug 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Where are you on the ladder of success?
Replies: 2
Views: 4170

Where are you on the ladder of success?

Here are some favourite 'ladder' quotes: Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don't even know there is a ladder. Robert H. Schuller. The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder is getting through the crowd at t...
by dhaughey
Tue 24 Aug 2010 10:31 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Scheduling in Excel Workbook (Gantt Chart in Excel)
Replies: 3
Views: 6294

Re: Project Scheduling in Excel Workbook (Gantt Chart in Excel)

Here is a step-by-step video guide to creating a Gantt chart using Microsoft Excel 2007.

How to Create a Gantt Chart Using Microsoft Excel

Comment: Really easy to do with clear steps.

Duncan
by dhaughey
Tue 24 Aug 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Successful Project Management
Replies: 0
Views: 3884

Successful Project Management

Plan, execute, evaluate sounds simple, but most projects aren't well planned nor are they evaluated well. The tendency is to jump right into execution and as soon as execution is completed (which usually isn't soon), move on to the next project without evaluating what happen on the present project a...
by dhaughey
Fri 13 Aug 2010 10:09 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management Hashtags on Twitter
Replies: 4
Views: 10212

Project Management Hashtags on Twitter

Ever wondered what the most popular ‘project management’ hashtags are on Twitter? Adding hashtags to your tweets categorises them and makes it easier for people to find the topics they’re searching for. Here is a list of the most commonly used PM tags: #agilepm = agile project management #pm = proje...
by dhaughey
Tue 10 Aug 2010 9:10 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 23 Questions to Ask When Recruiting a Project Manager
Replies: 5
Views: 13313

23 Questions to Ask When Recruiting a Project Manager

If you are interviewing for a project manager any time soon, here are 23 questions you can choose from that examine project management experience: ⋅ What are the necessary steps to successful project management? ⋅ How do you plan for a project? ⋅ What is important to co...
by dhaughey
Tue 27 Jul 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: The Five Stages of Innovation
Replies: 2
Views: 5245

The Five Stages of Innovation

The five stages of innovation: ⋅ People deny that the innovation is required. ⋅ People deny that the innovation is effective. ⋅ People deny that the innovation is important. ⋅ People deny that the innovation will justify the effort required to adopt it. ⋅...