Posts Tagged ‘skills’

People skills are crucial in project management

Chau Ee Lee, international construction lawyer at Reed Smith, says not all skills required for successful project management are operational. (Read more..)

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Time to take on delays

Time to take on delays

by Mohammed Elweshahy of Hill International tackles the issue of project delays and attempts to find some workable solutions. (Read more..)

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11 Habits of the Worst Boss I Ever Had

11 Habits of the Worst Boss I Ever Had

TV’s Ur-boss, Michael Scott of The Office, is a paradigm of what not to do as a leader–like imprisoning your staff in a conference room to prove that work is better than jail. But while there is the ring of truth in his incompetence, the actual truth is always more interesting than fiction. (Read more..)

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The 80/20 Rule of Time Management

 This technique teaches you to focus on what’s really important in your life and your life’s work.Pamela J. Vaccaro, MA

This may come as a surprise, but despite all the talk about life balance, you can benefit tremendously from introducing a little imbalance into your day. I’m referring to the 80/20 rule of time management, which is rooted in what is known as the Pareto Principle.

Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist, “discovered” this principle in 1897 when he observed that 80 percent of the land in England (and every country he subsequently studied) was owned by 20 percent of the population. Pareto’s theory of predictable imbalance has since been applied to almost every aspect of modern life. Given a chance, it can make a difference in yours.

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