Overcome the Barriers to Communication

Communication is more than just the sharing of information. Communication occurs when both the sender and receiver have a common understanding of both the substance and intent of the message. True communication is difficult at the best of times, but especially when we...

Project Definition Checklist

The start of a new project is an exciting time for both the project manager and his/her team. Everyone has that that initial enthusiasm to make this the best project ever and to ensure that the end product is delivered on time and on budget. However, with that...

How to Resolve Performance Issues

“Why are my employees not doing what they are supposed to be doing?” When faced with performance issues, managers often want to discipline their employees. While discipline may be necessary at some point, the first step that a manager should take is to try to...