As an organizational leader, do you find yourself spending an enormous amount of time in meetings talking about projects, chasing down team members for status or developing project reports or presentations? Spending so much time on project-related detail rather than focusing your efforts [...]

The Failures That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

by Veronica Thraen / October 13, 2017 (

We’ve all been through change in the workplace – from highly respected managers or executives leaving a company to process overhauls within a team or department. The latter is the focus of this post as it has been one of the most challenging scenarios for me as a team manager over [...]

A project is well underway. Things seem to be running smoothly, you’ve heard nothing about issues or roadblocks. You ask the team weekly if they are on track to meet the deadline and they assure you they are. But as the project gets closer to the finish line, you find out that things are not [...]

Years ago, I was thrust into a position where I had absolutely no experience. It would’ve been easier if I’d had a mentor to guide me along the way. But sometimes, the best way to learn is by making mistakes…or even failing. Here are some examples that helped me become [...]

How to Break Through a Team's Resistance to Change

by Veronica Thraen / February 5, 2018

How Assumptions Can Derail a Project...and What to Do About It

by Veronica Thraen / April 3, 2018

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8 Steps to Project Success, Even If You're Not A Project Manager

by Veronica Thraen / May 4, 2018 (

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Do you have a new project but don’t know where to begin? Are you an organizing whiz but prioritizing tasks doesn’t come as easily? Have you been assigned to manage a large project with multiple teams, but you’ve never been a project manager? Whether you’re already a project manager—or  [...]

Top 3 Ways Project Management Can Eliminate Roadblocks...So You Can Focus on Driving Success

by Veronica Thraen / September 11, 2017