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Who Has Creative and Innovative Ideas? The Answers May Surprise You

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Creative and innovative ideas can come from anyone. Many organizational leaders fail to use a valuable resource – the intellect and experiences of their employees. Let’s look at a few past examples where creative and innovative ideas came from “unexpected” sources. Let’s learn from these examples. Rosalind Franklin Rosalind lived from 1920 to 1958 in…

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Relieve Madness This March

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March Madness is here! But we aren’t talking about basketball this time. Whether it is budgets being adjusted, end of first quarter deadlines sneaking up (with perhaps the trajectory of not being met), team dynamic clashing, or lack of leadership throughout the project, project madness happens. Just about everyone has experienced some sort of imbalance…

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Valentines Day as a Project

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I’m a firm believer that holidays offer excellent opportunities for anyone to show off their amazing skills in project management. We’re talking shock and awe, my friends! Take for instance that fast-approaching day in mid-February. Just in case you didn’t take the hint the day after Christmas when some of your favorite local businesses stocked…

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Willy Wonka Saw the Future…

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I didn’t find a golden ticket, but I did find a few golden nuggets while watching the original Willy Wonka movie. That’s something I can only do as an adult, because I must have watched it a least a hundred times as a child and I don’t remember ever reflecting on creativity in the workplace…

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Project Management Traits of Athletes

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“Think of yourself as an athlete. I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success.” Professional basketball player turned author, Mariah Burton Nelson said it best. Leadership is the first thing to come to mind when thinking of characteristics that…

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