Category Archives: Best Practices

Project Management Best Practices

Who Me? A Negotiator?

Filed under Becoming a PM, Communication, Leadership | Posted by MMeloni

I remember once  my boss sent me to a class on negotiation  I thought, “Okay, awesome, I get to go to a class for a couple of days and it counts towards my professional development.” But I really didn’t understand why I was going into negotiation class because I didn’t work in procurement I didn’t […]

How Will They Describe You?

Filed under Becoming a PM, Leadership | Posted by MMeloni
Writing makes a better leader

How do your colleagues describe you as leader? How do YOU want them to describe you? How would your coworkers characterize you as a leader? How do you aspire for them to depict you? Strive for how your team perceives your leadership style and consider the qualities you want to embody. Aim for a positive […]

Leaders That Ignore Bad Behavior

Filed under Leadership | Posted by MMeloni

Dear Team, I wanted to address a topic that one of you brought up recently, which was concerning the experience of working under a supervisor who does not call out inappropriate behavior. It’s an unfortunate situation that does occur occasionally. There could be several reasons for this, such as the supervisor may not perceive the […]

People Who Need Communications THEIR Way

Filed under Communication, Leadership | Posted by MMeloni

In our professional lives, we often encounter individuals who require us to communicate with them in unique ways. This has come up during our discussions in a few different contexts. For example, one of you shared an experience where you had to personally deliver a document and then sit down to listen to war stories. […]