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  • Project Management Blog

    September 3, 2019 by

    This is the first post on my new blog about project management. This is part of the masters program in IT Project Management that I have started in Stockholm University. Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This magnificent quote describes perfectly the objective of the blog. I would like to put… Read more

  • Increase productivity of remote workers

    October 30, 2019 by

    Remote working is becoming increasingly popular in IT related organizations. Working from home not only benefits employees by eliminating their daily stressful commutes, loud colleges in open offices and impromptu meetings, but it also seems to boost productivity and lead to a healthier lifestyle according to recent research by Airtasker. This new setting might be… Read more

  • How to receive negative feedback

    October 29, 2019 by

    Admittedly, leaders are probably the worst in taking on negative feedback. There is a simple explanation for this: once a certain position of power is achieved, a person usually receives less and less feedback. People are often afraid or do not have the enough confidence to speak up and point out a flaw in their… Read more

  • Become an emotionally intelligent leader

    October 28, 2019 by

    Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability to recognise, understand and manage emotions in ourselves and others (taken from the Maetreix website). This is clearly a key soft skill for Program and Project managers, being other fellow humans their most valuable asset for achieving success. In the era of individualism and nationalisms, mankind craves… Read more

  • Do you practice critical thinking?

    October 25, 2019 by

    In today’s entry, we continue with the topic of employee skills with one that is often miscategorized as a soft skill: critical thinking. To set-up the stage, critical thinking can be defined as the ability to solve problems effectively by systematically gathering information about an issue, generating further ideas involving a variety of perspectives, evaluating… Read more

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