On occasions, I get to do some volunteer work in Prison. I visit a facility weekly in Massachusetts and have recently been running a Setting Goals program. There are always nuggets of wisdom that I come to expect come from these sessions; and this week I am running a workshop one improving our personal performance.
Tag Archive 'personality'
Don’t you know those folks who just light up a room when they walk in? As soon as they stroll in something changes. A dynamic is present, even if they don’t immediately burst into a song and dance routine, expectation is in the air. So how do I get some of those winning ways as [...]
I hate to use the words post mortem in the context of Project Management … it obviously assumes the patient died! Not a good outcome. Obviously, that’s not the case, but the procedure still has some value. As busy professionals we have a lot going on, and the most successful project managers often just move [...]
Automated help with Quality Assurance Posted in Process Analysis on Mar 23rd, 2011 Many BPM projects need assistance with quality assurance. Often this occurs when we are analyzing maps for opportunities to enforce quality standards and ensure they are being supported. In addition to these more sophisticated requirements, there is also the need to keep [...]
If have have elements of perfectionism in your personality that finds you doing the following: Completing others work who haven’t quite gotten it right Getting very frustrated about keeping others on track Wanting every meeting to run perfectly like clockwork Having little or no tolerance for something that doesn’t meet your standards Then perhaps you [...]
Monthly Archive for February, 2011 Communications Breakdowns-How to avoid them Our post of yesterday talked about individuals who cause problems because of their communication habits. These six best practices help avoid these habits occurring in your project. Clearly document the communication process for your project. This may the second most important document in your process. [...]
A high percentage of communication problems in projects and processes are avoidable. Because EVERYONE, and I mean EVERYONE has a different personality when it comes to communicating, breakdowns occur. Perhaps you can identify these communication personalities: The electronic wiz. The silent not verbal type who only wants to communicate via email or instant messenger. The [...]