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Creating the leaders of the future

Leadership

Truly great organizations—particularly project-driven ones—succeed because of their talent. And project management professionals around the world share a common set of competency requirements and personal characteristics which contribute to successful projects and to the growth of their organizations. Profiling your talent against a well-defined set of competencies and characteristics will enable you to identify high […]

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Management Communication

Project Management

Good communication skills and behavior can make or break a project (and your career as a project manager).  According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession™In-Depth Report: The Essential Role of Communications[1], a full 50% of failed projects got into trouble because of ineffective communications. To keep projects on track, project managers must know how to […]

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Global Leadership Competencies

Leadership

Theories and models of leadership are like snowflakes… History of Leadership Thinking At one time people believed that leaders were “born, not made”, that certain inherited personality traits made them naturally great. However, when researchers began seeking evidence of this, the belief quickly proved to be false. Researchers then began to ask questions like: “What […]

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The Meaning of “Meaning”

Motivation

A personal observation This month I’ve been teaching a project management course for the Rotary Peace Center Master’s Degree program at ICU (International Christian University). The class is made up of experienced humanitarian workers from around the world who have won the Rotary Peace Fellowship. Aside from the fact that they all agree that most […]

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2014 Trends in Talent Development

Learning & Development

  2014 looks like it will be a year of business recovery and growth. This will create new opportunities for businesses, but with these opportunities will come challenges, especially in the area of talent management, because we cannot manage growth without leadership and talent development. As expected, businesses are investing more into employee learning and […]

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