Handling Poor Performance While Increasing Team Morale

Poor project performance happens all the time, which threatens quality, budget, and team morale. When it occurs, the project manager must deal with it as quickly as possible so the issue can be addressed accordingly without losing momentum. The thing is, often the issue can be addressed. Thus the quality and the budget would not be affected, but the team morale already suffers. Continue reading Handling Poor Performance While Increasing Team Morale

Seven Ways To Build A Highly Motivated Project Team

Motivation is personal. We can only evoke certain feelings in others, but they must motivate themselves. This explains why when attending a presentation by a motivational speaker, most attendees are so pumped and motivated. However, when they go home, the positive spirit suddenly plummets. Continue reading Seven Ways To Build A Highly Motivated Project Team

4 Effective Ways to Optimize Workload among Project Teams

Handling workload is both an art and science. A good project manager understands this well. Assigning too many tasks would overwhelm and overwork team members while assigning too little is a waste of time and resources. Ensuring a good balance is key to good team member morale and project success. Continue reading 4 Effective Ways to Optimize Workload among Project Teams

Reducing Common Misunderstandings among Team Members

A successful project requires as smooth execution as possible with minimal misunderstandings. However, no workplace is perfect, and it is common to find misunderstandings among team members and between team members and the project manager. Before a tiny seed of misunderstanding escalates, it is a project manager’s responsibility to anticipate, avoid and mitigate them early from the beginning. Continue reading Reducing Common Misunderstandings among Team Members