U.S. TODAY – PART 2

Hi again,

As the U.S. trip continued, a couple of competing themes became evident:

Businesses want to cut out middlemen to reduce costs when both buying and selling. However, individuals are preferring to buy and sell through aggregators. It will be interesting to watch.

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PROGRAM REVIEW TEMPLATE

This morning I was asked to provide a PM with what I would look for in a project or program review so the PM can make sure they’re ahead of the curve. I thought it was a really smart question and immediately pulled my brain into gear and produced this straightforward, straight talking template.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY #MakeItHappen

International Women’s Day has been observed across the globe for over one hundred years.

Celebrated since the mid 1970s on 8th March, this important day is an opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the struggles and achievements of women through the years. It’s also a reminder that each and every one of us can contribute to ensure that all girls and young women will look forward to a safe, fulfilling future with unlimited equal opportunities and freedom of choice.

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PROBLEM SOLVING

I’ve been thinking about the problems sponsors might be experiencing and I’ve come up with the 8 most common…

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RNC REACHES SWEET 16

16 years ago today RNC opened for business. The single aim was to stop project failure.

It’s still our aim and we do it by helping you work out what to do, how and when; by providing the best people to lead your project and grow your people by working alongside them. Making sure you have the best people and approach to manage and deliver your project.

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THE PATH TO EFFECTIVE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

The following ten Powerpoint pages will be all you ever need to get you started on the right path to effective portfolio management.

So whether you’re a seasoned PM traveller or a newcomer to the PM world, waste no more time, start viewing!
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JOE SUTTER & THE “QUEEN OF THE SKIES”

Over the break a friend suggested I read a book by Joe Sutter about the project to build the first Boeing 747.

I was so fascinated, with the book and his story that I augmented it by reading other accounts as well – a tad compulsive but that’s part of my charm.

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A WORD TO THE WISE ON “TRUST”

A mate of mine in the U.S. writes books and articles and speaks on leadership, influence and success. The article below is totally in line with what I’ve been thinking and saying for years. That is, the past might get you to the table but trust will get you a seat and keep you there.

Thank goodness we work so very hard on relationships.

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