Escalating Issues Before the Explode

by Cindy Coan Escalate early and escalate often Poor escalation practices can kill a project. There is an art to finding the perfect balance for when and how to escalate.  “Crying wolf” can cause your project stakeholders to lose faith in the escalations and ignore them.  Escalating too late may not provide enough lead time … Continue reading Escalating Issues Before the Explode

Project Management Articles

Keeping fresh content on your blog or website is demanding.  Fortunately, you don’t have to create everything yourself. Need leadership or project management content? Defining Success, The Project Mantra Managing Negative Feedback 10 Time Management Tips for Project Managers Picking up the Pieces, stepping in to assist a failing project Keys to Post Launch Success

Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

It's a time-tested tool for visually representing the steps and duration within a project. A Gantt chart is a useful way to keep track of all the moving pieces. There are a variety of tools you can use to create a Gantt chart and project timeline. With a Microsoft Project Gantt chart, you can display the critical path and … Continue reading Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

Project Management Coaching

We can all use a little help.  Project Management coaching can help you improve your project management skills. Through coaching you will learn tested and proven tips and suggestions that will provide results. How to communicate risks/when to escalate concerns or obstacles Defining and communicating roles and responsibilities Gaining consensus with the project team and … Continue reading Project Management Coaching

Need Help to Build a Project Plan?

Using templates can save you a great deal of time when writing documents – and there is a lot of documentation when planning a project. You can use a Project Plan template to create a comprehensive project plan for your project.  Our template includes explanations for each section and suggested content.  Our Project Plan template … Continue reading Need Help to Build a Project Plan?

Project Management Articles

Keeping fresh content on your blog or website is demanding.  Fortunately, you don’t have to create everything yourself. Need leadership or project management content? Defining Success, The Project Mantra Managing Negative Feedback 10 Time Management Tips for Project Managers Picking up the Pieces, stepping in to assist a failing project Keys to Post Launch Success

Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

It's a time-tested tool for visually representing the steps and duration within a project. A Gantt chart is a useful way to keep track of all the moving pieces. There are a variety of tools you can use to create a Gantt chart and project timeline. With a Microsoft Project Gantt chart, you can display the critical path and … Continue reading Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

Project Management Coaching

We can all use a little help.  Project Management coaching can help you improve your project management skills. Through coaching you will learn tested and proven tips and suggestions that will provide results. How to communicate risks/when to escalate concerns or obstacles Defining and communicating roles and responsibilities Gaining consensus with the project team and … Continue reading Project Management Coaching