Tag Archives: Stakeholder Management

Between the Mountains and the Clouds

I have been invited to present a bar camp session at the Thomson Reuters London PM UnConference 2013.  The topic is “soft skills”. If you are planning to attend my session and it hasn’t happened yet, please stop reading now, … Continue reading

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The Third Essential: Stakeholders and Communications

Thanks to the first and second essentials, we have by now established the reasons for doing the project. Next we need to consider the people affected by the project: the stakeholders. Stakeholders are anyone impacted by a project, positively or … Continue reading

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You don’t want to go there, do you?

Many years ago, when I was still young enough to credibly do volunteer work for a youth organisation, I was driving to our annual gathering at Edale Youth Hostel in Derbyshire. It was late on a Friday evening, cold, dark … Continue reading

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Shadow of the Leader

Many factors contribute to the culture of an organisation – its history, geography and industry norms amongst others.  And there is one driver that can change overnight: its leadership. I have worked in organisations that are strongly aligned to project … Continue reading

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Project Management: the most highly-skilled job in the world?

This week I attended a PMI UK Chapter evening, with a presentation from Mark Sharratt on “Stakeholder Management”. It wasn’t quite what I expected. Now, I would like to think that I already know a thing or two about stakeholder … Continue reading

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