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How To Choose The Right Project Metrics

Earlier this month I attended the Gartner PPM and IT Governance Summit in London. Lars Mieritz from Gartner gave a good presentation about key …

Project Management

When Your Boss Is Too Nice

Yes, it can be pleasant to work for someone who is kind and thoughtful but there’s a difference between bosses who are pleasant to work for and those who avoid conflict at all costs. Managers in the latter category don’t give tough feedback, shy away from going to bat for their teams, and give in …

6 Tips for Reluctant Negotiators

I had been hired to do 1-on-1 speed-coaching sessions at the Summit Series at Powder Mountain, and I was confident I could help one person, in particular, to take his career to the next level. Once back in the office, I pinged him: “I would love to coach you. Any interest in exploring?” He …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Why Managers Need the Six Simple Rules

By , and<p><i>The following is an excerpt from the introduction to</i> Six Simple Rules<i>. A free download of the full introduction is available at HBR.org</i> …

Management