“People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” John C. Maxwell. A key to creating buy-in is to understand human nature. The leader should start with themselves first and then learn the personality of their teammates and followers. Buy-in Is A Team Sport! According to Punit Renjen the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index states that […]
One of the critical components of implementation is communication. When talking about goals, missions, and other plans, information must be disseminated in a clear and concise way. You need allies that are well informed of what the practices are and why they are important to the organization. In this article we’ll answer the question, How do you implement best practices? Once key personnel […]
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Agility involves adopting a new mindset and a new way of thinking.
As a certified project manager and portfolio manager, I am often asked, what is the difference between project, program and portfolio management? The way I explained it is to use the metaphor of a musical concert series, and it goes like this. If you are a fan of opera, orchestra music or love a Jazz […]
“You can’t just give someone a creativity injection. You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them” (Ken Robinson, n.d.). In other words, building a positive work environment is key. Different musical organizations have a different vision and purpose. For instance, an orchestra often performs […]
Have you ever gone to a concert and heard a band that you didn’t know performing one of your favorite songs? All the notes are correct, and the singers are singing in tune, but the performance is just okay, it does not move you. Then, you go and hear the same song from a different […]
As a kid, my family loved taking trips to see extended family and friends and more than a few were trips out of state. Growing up in central Florida meant spending lots of time on the road. One thing I remember my father doing, before these trips, was to get the car aligned. I learned […]