Study Shows a 250 Percent ROI for Soft Skills Training

University of Michigan study: Soft skills training boosts productivity, retention As project roles continue to evolve, and an increasing number of organizations conduct business on all corners of the globe, it will become more important for people to communicate clearly, lead effectively, and adapt to ever-changing conditions. We often talk about the importance of building […]

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 […]

Video: The Leadership Gap

Project failure affects companies of all sizes. Whether it’s a lack of resources or skills, projects end up at risk due to what we call “the leadership gap.” Training in these areas might help fill the gap: Resourcing Strategic thinking Problem solving Influencing Communication Decision making We used an animated video to illustrate the problem […]

Adaptive Leaders: The Levers Who Make a Difference

If projects are the lifeline of strategy, then adaptive leaders are the lifeline of projects. Leading project-based work today requires skills beyond managing tasks and timelines. Developing leaders’ skills is the best way for an organization to ensure higher levels of engagement and project success. The changing landscape of business has made all industries, from […]

Webinar Recap: Navigating Ambiguity in a Complex Environment

On April 18, Tim Wasserman, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution’s Chief Learning Officer, presented a webinar on Navigating Ambiguity in a Complex Environment. During the event, he explained the concept of “multiplier” skills, which create tolerance for ambiguity and help project leaders and their teams manage change and navigate unpredictable waters that inevitably arise throughout the life […]