Yazan Madi

23 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @YazanTv | Yazan’s expertise is primarily focused in the area of project management and coordination for transportation and infrastructure projects from master planning/concept stage through to detailed design and construction. Involved in a number of key International transport schemes and provided consultancy advice to a wide range of clients, including government bodies, semi government bodies, and private developers. Yazan's interests include transport appraisal, strategy implementation and project management. Mr. Madi has over seven years international work experience with CH2M HILL the global leader in engineering consultancy and program management and completed a Masters in Project Management from the University of Manchester in addition to his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering.

Microsoft Project Critical Path 101

Project managers are frequently requested to share the critical path for their projects. In this article we will review the key elements that need to …

Three Timeless Project Management Rules

We all seem to have our own set of "durable" project management rules. We rely on them again and again to help guide us to a successful project …

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8 Simple Ways To Get Happier At Work

Eye strain, iPhones, desk lamps, stomach cramps: Maximizing and minimizing these elements of your workday will help you get work done. But don’t just take it from us. Listen to Happiness Project author Gretchen Rubin, who clearly knows from mirth.<p><i>Happiness Project</i> author Gretchen Rubin recently …

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Wanna Work Smarter? Cool Down on Multitasking

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How to Avoid Unproductive Meetings

A few weeks ago a meeting invite popped up on my outlook calendar. Despite the long meeting description I had no idea what the meeting was about or …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

How to Be a Good Leader

Good leaders must be good role models, knowledgeable in their fields, and worthy of respect. There are many ways to lead, whether it's by taking on a …

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How CEOs Stay So Productive

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Ask the Entrepreneurs: 12 Strategies That Help Busy Entrepreneurs Stay Sane

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20 Books to Read Before You Start Your Own Business

If you dream of starting your own business, there is a way to go around enrolling to business school. Many successful CEOs have actually never been …

Project Management Articles, Webinars, Templates and Jobs

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Bob Sutton

Remember that speech from a <i>Few Good Men</i> where Jack Nicholson famously ranted at Tom Cruise "You can't handle the truth?" I was vaguely reminded of it …