Category Archives for Communication Skills

How to Run a Great Project Team Meeting | Video

How to Run a Great Project Team Meeting | Video

Projects have teams, and teams need to meet. So your next project team meeting is a valuable opportunity to advance your project and motivate your team.

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Stakeholder Leadership: Leading Bystanders as well as Followers

Stakeholder Leadership: Leading Bystanders as well as Followers

Leadership focuses on your relationship to followers. But not everyone looks to a leader. Leading them is the role of Stakeholder Leadership.

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Challenging Communication Tips for Better Project Communication | Video

Challenging Communication Tips for Better Project Communication | Video

Project Management is 80 percent communication. What we fear is the challenging communication that comes with pressure, emotions, bad news, and high stakes.

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Visual Communication for Better Project Results

Visual Communication for Better Project Results

Communication is a vital part of Project Management. To be a better PM, you need to communicate more effectively. And nothing beats visual communication.

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Impossible Project: 8 Principles ​to Take it on and Deliver it

Impossible Project - 8 Principles ​to Take it on and deliver it

Do you need to take on an impossible project: something nobody thinks can be done? Or maybe a project no one thinks should be done!

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How to Handle Stakeholder Objections

How to Handle Stakeholder Objections

Handling stakeholder objections is an unavoidable part of life as a Project Manager. It ought to be one of my Project Management Rules. Resistance is Inevitable. Because, the reality is that, if you ever want to innovate, create, or change something, there is one thing you need to be ready for: resistance. Resistance is a […]

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Presentation Skills: A Guide for Project Managers

Presentation Skills - A Guide for Project Managers

Too many Project Managers find it’s their presentation skills that let them down. Yet, having coached many presenters, I find that the difference between: a clear, confident presentation, and a waffly, wobbly presentation is usually very easy to fix. There are a few simple things any project manager can do to brush up on your […]

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LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

LEAD - Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

When you are in a Project Leadership role, you will have a lot to do. As well as managing your project day-to-day, you’re responsible for the people. They look to you for leadership and guidance. But, with so many responsibilities, it can be hard to know what are your leadership priorities? Often, it is the […]

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Managing Difficult Conversations: A Guide for Project Managers

Managing Difficult Conversations | A Guide for Project Managers

From time to time, every Project Manager will find themselves managing difficult conversations. Because it is an important part of our role. But it’s one we’d rather not have. Then, of course, at the end of a hard day or week at work, you leave work. And again, you will have to face these types of […]

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Communication Skills for Project Managers | The Best Books

Communication Skills for Project Managers - The Best Books

A large part of your job as a Project Manager is communication; arguably the largest part. So, only focusing on technical skills will not serve you. It’s essential that you develop excellent communication skills. Luckily, there are many great books to help you. Increasingly, this is the area my training business is focussed on. My […]

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