Communication is one of the top ranked personal skills across all industries, the demand for effective communication among professionals has become bigger than ever due to virtual teams, diverse cultures, and dissimilar expectations just to name a few, I have tried to sum up everything about communication in this brief article that is based on an old Chinese adage.
Posted in Communication, Leadership, Project Management | Posted on 29-08-2010|
I have been honoured to be interviewed by Jo Ann Sweeney to select top five from a list of 15 communication skills project mangers and leaders need to have in order to lead their teams, despite the innovative communication technologies we have, yet most of today’s business problems are due to poor communication, in this post I am going to share my thoughts on the top five skills I have selected
Posted in Communication, Project Management | Posted on 02-04-2010|
Who needs to know what by when and in which format? Every time you work on developing a new communication management plan, ask yourself this questions, it is the key to develop a robust communication plan, misevaluating a stakeholder is sometimes as bad as missing the stakeholder altogether, I will share with you a mindmap that can help you develop a comprehensive communication management plan
Are you quite happy with the email software you use? maybe you are, but I am not! Having used different applications for email I found most of them lack the intelligence to help me communicate efficiently and effectively, I am currently using Microsoft Office Outlook, and though it satisfies most of my needs, I think it needs major improvements so as are other Email applications, In this post I will propose some thoughts about the future of email software as I dream of it and will elaborate on the way email software should consider the emotional aspect of communication which cannot be igonred.
We spend most of our time attending meetings, and a meeting is the most time waster if it is not managed properly, sometimes you find yourself walking into a meeting without even realizing why you are required for such a meeting. Meetings cost the enterprise a lot of money and most of times benefits are not realized nor quantified, meeting managed is one of the areas that seriously need some discipline and control, in this post I will give some tips to avoid meetings chaos and also will propose a concept called Meeting Calculator that I wish Calendars program will adopt it in the future.