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Who’s got my dictionary?

Yesterday I went swimming. While there, the manager of the pool came by and I took this opportunity to speak with him. I mentioned that the showers at the side of the pool were really poorly regulated and were often too cold. He then launched into an explanation of why the showers were as they were. Technical terms abounded and … Read More >

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Work breakdown structure – HOW?

I have written before about the need for project managers and project team members to have excellent questioning skills. This aspect comes into its own during the session when I explain the concept of work breakdown structure (WBS). I describe what it is, its importance and how to develop a WBS. Once I have demonstrated with the group how to … Read More >

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The project was delivered – the client put it down to great questions.

At the post project review, the end client expressed delight and satisfaction that the project had been delivered on time, to budget and with the right results. He took the floor and after speaking for a couple of minutes expressed some concerns over the amount of time the project manager spent identifying the ultimate outcomes. He said it took:  … Read More >

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