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7 Simple Ideas to Become a Better Leader

Leaders are called to believe and see a beautiful, bright and expansive future for those who can’t see one for themselves.

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Politics and Project Management, a Lesson in Leadership

Most people hate office politics, but if we want to move up the chain in an organization, we have to learn how to deal with people who have bad intentions.

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If You Want to Make Enemies, Try to Change Something: 17 Inspiring Change Quotes to Live By

Someone once said that if you want to make enemies, try to change something. It’s common for change management practitioners to view resistance to change as an irrational barrier to progress. Another school of thought is that resistance to change is a social process that can strengthen changes and help to eliminate undesirable change.

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Willow Creek Interviews Jack Welch, Former GE CEO

“Jack Welch commitment to faith changed 34 years ago when his mother died of a heart attack. In his book, Jack: Straight From the Gut, he writes, “I felt cheated, angry, and mad at God for taking my mother away.” He still claimed to believe in God but says he lost his heart for religion and no longer attends church.”

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The Nature of Good ‘Project Chemistry’

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual project stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual project stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.

Nicolini (2002) theoretical framework asserted that good project chemistry enhances the operation of project teams, quality of the final product allowing the early detection of problems.

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33 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes for You to Live By

We’ve all seen quotes designed to motivate or inspire us. Well, according to a new study, people who post these ‘inspirational’ quotes also have lower levels of intelligence. However, Project Journal disagrees, and see’s some quotes as universal nuggets of wisdom. You know the ones – those quotes that give you “Aha!” moments of inspiration or meaningful insights into your personal and professional lives. These are the ones you want to print out and place on your fridge so you’ll see them every day.

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How to Cope with a Mis-Sold Job

Fewer than half of UK employees are happy with the way their careers are progressing, and many blame their boss for their lack of progress, according to new British research.

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7 Tips You Need to Be a Super Project Manager

There’s a world of difference between projects that are taken on and carried out willy-nilly, and those that are planned with precision and finesse

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You Were Never Made to Be ‘Productive’

“Whenever There Is a Hard Job to Be Done, I Assign It to a Lazy Man; He Is Sure to Find an Easy Way of Doing It. — Bill Gates”

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Bhargava the Founder of 5-hour Energy Wants to Put People Power to Good Use

Manoj Bhargava, CEO of 5-Hour Energy, Will Bring Renewable Energy To His Home Country

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