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The Failures That Helped Me Become a Better Leader


by Veronica Thraen / October 13, 2017 (Forbes.com)

Would You Hire a PM Without These Soft Skills?


by Veronica Thraen / July 10, 2017

Professional project management for your long-term growth and success

In a previous article, I wrote about the importance of a kickoff meeting for project success. But how do you really know that a project was successful once it’s complete? Because it was completed on time? Not necessarily. Not everything is going to go smoothly during [...]

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 [...]

Don't Underestimate the Value of the Lessons Learned


by Veronica Thraen / May 1, 2017

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 [...]

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


by Veronica Thraen / September 11, 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 [...]

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Ever wonder how project managers are able to juggle so many projects simultaneously...how they manage resource allocations, schedule, budget, issues, risks and changing priorities without skipping a beat? It is important for any project manager to have these hard skills, especially [...]

How to Break Through a Team’s Resistance to Change


by Veronica Thraen / February 5, 2018