Welcome to the October 29, 2007 edition of carnival of project management.
Pawel Brodzinski presents Making Meetings More Effective posted at Software Project Management, saying, “A bunch of basic advices about making meetings better. I would say these are for newbies but unfortunately we see a lot of long-serving people (especially managers) who don’t seem to be aware of that.”
John Wesley presents 21 Proven Tactics for Self and Employee Motivation posted at Pick the Brain.
Bruce P. Henry presents Multi-Tasking is Killing Your Business posted at Bruce’s Brain, saying, “A quick overview of the effects of cross-project multi-tasking.” Really interesting. And I don’t get to say that about many of the Carnival submissions! I weed out the rubbish ones; this is the pick of the bunch from over 40 entries this month.
Dave Kumpf presents When is a Project Schedule Not a Project Schedule? posted at Healthcare Business Development, saying, “This tip helps clarify the difference between project schedules that are a hierarchy of activities and those that are not really schedules because they are a list of requirements.” But if you didn’t already know that Excel won’t manage project dependencies, you are in the wrong job.
Steven Lohrenz presents Characteristics Of Software Projects That Get Done posted at Steven Lohrenz, saying, “For those people who are looking to freelance software development you need to consider these items before your next project.”
Anna Farmery presents Allow your employees to fly… posted at The Engaging Brand, saying, “A lesson to bring out the best in those around you.” I’d like to think my project team see me as a parachute but I’m probably just the woman who chases them up about tasks!
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