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Villanova Friday, Week 8: 3 Steps to Build Resiliency in Project Teams

It’s the last week of the Maximising IT/IS Team Effectiveness course that I am taking with Villanova University. The focus this week has been on managing others and establishing an environment that moves others through change. One of the lectures was on creating resiliency in your project ... READ the POST

Villanova Friday, Week 7: Damage Control

This week on the Maximizing IT/IS Team Effectiveness course I am taking with Villanova University we looked at managing expectations. There was a whole lecture on damage control, which could have been subtitled When Project Managers Lie About Progress. I once worked with a contract project manager ... READ the POST

Villanova Friday, Week 6: Team Productivity

This week I had two weeks of lectures to listen to on the Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness course I am taking with Villanova University. Given a busy day job, this was a challenge.  So much for my week off last week. This week it has been all about managing teams in the most effective way.  ... READ the POST

Villanova Friday, Week 4: Effective Communication

This week on the Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness course I am taking with Villanova University the focus has been on communication. We’ve looked at effective strategies for one-on-one spoken conversations with people, including how to determine the preferences of the person you are speaking ... READ the POST

Villanova Friday, Week 3: IT Leadership Alchemy

This video discusses the course text book I'm using for my Maximizing IT/IS Team Effectiveness studies. For those of you who would prefer to read the transcript, it's below. This is the course book that I’m using for the Maximizing IT/IS Team Effectiveness course that I’m taking with ... READ the POST

Villanova Friday, Week 2: Personal Productivity

Last week, I started the Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness course with Villanova University.  The online course has a weekly live session, but it’s held in the middle of my night, so I’m not able to attend. The sessions are recorded, so this week I listened to the transcript of the first ... READ the POST

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