When it comes to promoting talented, persuasive individuals into their first role as a team leader, how will you know if they’re a good fit for the new position? As a manager, you would want to assess their performance first and see how they’re doing their job. However, don’t assume that a high-performing employee would automatically become an effective leader – especially if this person had never managed a group of people. Here are 5 essential tips to help first-time leaders succeed and avoid failure.
Author: Daniel Linman
To run a winning sales campaign, grow market share, or do whatever else business project, many companies need to involve right people in their projects. Team acquisition is the logical...
Project risk analysis has always been as challenging and complicated as valuable and mission-critical. The information a team gathers while analyzing risks is valuable as long as it helps the team perceive true risk exposure and reduce the key drivers. The impact of uncertainties and risk events can jeopardize project schedule and push critical path completion dates out of alignment with project goals. A simulation-driven risk analysis in critical path management (CPM) gives the team a true sense of exposure. Risk models let ensure realistic CPM scheduling.
Scheduling can make or break a project. While the success of a project management initiative depends greatly upon both adequate planning and efficient execution, realistic scheduling is sometimes underestimated. Some executives don’t consider the development of a realistic schedule as sound to success as it really is. Meanwhile, adding more accuracy and explicitness to the project schedule lets align the entire work with stakeholder expectations and accounts for true risk exposure.
Inadequate planning is considered the number one mistake in project management. Many troubles can be prevented and tracked by effective and efficient planning. So this time I’m going to describe what primary mistake some executives make when trying to set up and handle their project initiatives.