One of the biggest challenges for project managers and executives is to prioritize everyday work.
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Meetings often do not produce the desired effect due to errors created by inexperienced manager who leads the discussion.
What is the difference between lateral thinking and „traditional thinking“?
What is the difference between consulting, mentoring and coaching?
What is the difference between traditional project management and extreme project management?
According to Ovidius, Pygmallion was a Cypriot sculptor, who fell in love with an ivory woman statue he carved. The goddess Aphrodite appreciated his love and offerings and changed the statue to a real woman. Pygmallion then married her and they had a daughter. So much for the history or mythology, now let's go back to management. The phenomenon called Pygmalion effect says that others' expectations from a person are affecting that person's performance.
Most people are already aware that Coaching exists, but in many cases it is understood incorrectly - e.g. as mentoring or consulting.
Unprepared meeting agenda and meeting time plan, non-compliance with the project schedule and meeting agenda.
Lack of resistance to unrealistic demands
Most of people are not thinking, but reacting and following a series of responses that they’ve either been told or learned. The people sometimes can be on autopilot, but they better know how to switch it off.