With almost 12% growth expected in the project management field, 6.2 million jobs are expected be created by 2020 in the United States. Keeping pace with this, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of project intensive industries is expected to rise by 37%, elevating the PM profession to $5.8 trillion industry. Trying to find top project managers and thought leaders with stellar PM advice to assist project teams with project planning and execution is critical...and it can be daunting.
Feedback is natural at agencies. Done right, feedback can be a source of constructive conversation that guides employees toward improvement. When a strong feedback culture exists, the whole organization benefits.
Gaining team buy-in is critical to implementing a new system or process. Many companies do a great job selecting the system or process that will yield new efficiencies. However, it’s just as important to focus on the people affected by the change. The two ways you do this are through team communication and involvement.
“Guru” comes from Sanskrit many years ago, meaning “heavy, weighty.” The Oxford Dictionary cites the first use of “business guru” in a 1960s issue of Business Week. So what makes someone a weighty business guru?
It is imperative for any individual striving for success in the workplace to learn how to establish professional relationships. Take note, as thought leaders from Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Chron weigh in on the five most important factors involved in professional relationships.
“Greatness belongs to those who have mastered their internal world.” — Brendon Burchard
This is one of my favorite quotes from Brendon Burchard’s Motivation Manifesto. In the quote, Burchard’s point is that greatness comes from within. You need to understand yourself before you can contribute anything truly wonderful to the world.
Retention. Attrition. Turnover. These words ring loud in the ears of business leaders. While all turnover may not be preventable, there are strategies that management can use to reduce the number and frequency of workers who join the ‘dearly departed’.