Giving Thanks

In this time of gratitude, we want to express our sincere appreciation to the students, leaders, and learners who make up our blog community. We are grateful for our visitors and look forward to sharing more insights with a growing audience. All of us at Strategy Execution wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. Strategy Execution […]

Cultivating Effective Communication Practices With the C-Suite

Communicating effectively is more than transmitting information to your audience. The ability to truly engage and influence senior-level executives is a necessity for project leaders, and by exercising the right communication methods, it’s a skill that can be sharpened. 3 keys to communicating effectively include: Knowing your audience Knowing your purpose Knowing what – and […]

What You Need to Know About Managing Project Risk

Much like investors needs to know about the potential benefit – and risk – of companies in their portfolio, project managers, too, need to understand the same of the projects they undertake. No matter what kind of projects or initiatives you’re working on, achieving success comes with identifying and managing risk. Understanding what risk looks […]

The Long-Term Vision of Project Management

Much of a project manager’s role deals with short-term thinking, such as day-to-day tasks. But that is in the process of changing, and managers are likely to start spending more time with teams, developing leadership, and focusing on planning for longer term goals. However, day-to-day tasks still have to be managed, and leaders can’t be […]

Join Our Session at This Year’s PMO Symposium®

Are you attending the upcoming PMO Symposium® 2017 in Houston? Join Tim Wasserman, Strategy Execution’s Chief Learning Officer, and Ed Barrows, Managing Director, Duke Corporate Education, as they discuss the growing and changing demands placed on PMO leaders in today’s complex business world. This #PMOSym session, The Adaptive PMO: Enablers of Effective Project Management Today, will allow leaders to […]

Why You Need Project Management During an M&A

As more companies flock toward mergers and acquisitions, many are learning what strategies can make or break the deal. After the buzz and excitement of an M&A announcement fades, the reality of the business plan sets in. Companies might think they need to clear the initial hurdles of reorganization before they can think about project […]