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juan alfares
Why Project Managers Are Great Assets Put simply, project managers have the ability to make good ideas happen. When executives are too busy thinking of all the intricacies that go into seeing a project from start to finish, project managers swoop in to make it work—they’re action-oriented, quick decision-makers that dive head-first into a project...
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“Of course I do! Why wouldn’t I?” is the typical response you may hear from CEOs, managers, and entrepreneurs to a question like this. Many people believe that so long as they remain positive and give their employees an insurmountable amount of perks, then they most definitely have a growth mindset—having a growth mindset takes...
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At this point, anyone who sees the words “better manager” will immediately think of someone easy going, laid back, and most importantly, possesses a level of emotional intelligence that shoots through the roof. The headline of most recent articles on leadership have to include terms like “emotional intelligence,” “high EQ,” and “empathy.” But somehow, no...
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The truth can be triggering Ever wondered why receiving feedback can be so difficult to accept? According to an article published on HBR, there’s a reason why listening to criticism, no matter how constructive, can be irritating and even painful for some. Authors Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone believe there are three types of triggers...
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Strategic planning isn’t the same as strategic thinking Many times you see CEOs or managers using the terms strategic thinking and strategic planning interchangeably, but the fact is that both these terms are two separate concepts with different scopes. Strategic thinking focuses on ideation, creativity, problem solving, and scenario planning. It’s about seeing the bigger...
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