Project Leadership

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How to Do Project Management Staffing Right

As the economy recovers, capital spend is returning to perform more projects, increasing the demand for qualified project resources.  Unfortunately, leadership for these new projects and programs cannot always come from within.  The organization may...
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A Project Manager Isn’t a Gallon of Milk: How a Commodity Approach to Staffing Costs Organizations Time, Money and Morale

Far too many organizations treat staffing project managers like they treat grocery shopping. So long as a staffing company is providing them with a bevy of resumes with competitive prices and a good return policy, many organizations are content to shop...
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View from the Top: How Harmony Solves Organizational Enigmas

Project Assistants CEO Gus Cicala will write semi-monthly contributions for the blog that provide his view of what is going on in the world of project management and what it might mean for your organization. Two of the most frequently quoted business...
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Project Assistants Announces New Executive Leadership Workshop

Strategy, Portfolio Management and Project Delivery are like the gears of your organization, engaging with each other to drive the organization’s vision. Leading Project Leaders is a new executive program that works with your organization to hone...
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Project Assistants CEO Selected As Keynote Speaker for ProjectSummit

We are thrilled to announce that Project Assistants President and CEO, Gus Cicala, will be the keynote speaker for the Day Two of ProjectSummit Boston. The conference runs from October 20-23, 2014, with Gus set to speak on October 21st. This honor is...
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Leadership Is Taken, Not Given – Part 3: Execution and Closeout

In our last post, we introduced the concept of Defining Moments for projects and their leaders. Unlike in life, they are predictable–they arise at certain points, or “hotspots,” of projects. We’ve already covered the hotspots pertaining...
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