N is for… Nicknames

Nicknames aren’t anything new. Some people get them, some don’t. Some last for a while and die away, some stick for life. They can be derogatory, complimentary, used to the person’s face or just behind their back, but very, very rarely, are they planned. Here’s the deal, everyone should have a nickname that is known… Continue reading N is for… Nicknames

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N is for… Nepotism

We all know it happens. Someone gets a job then gets his/her mates a job. And we all know it isn’t always a positive thing. Friendship blinding reason, people promoted above their ability or nowhere near their area of expertise. It happens and, to be honest, their ain’t much you are going to do about… Continue reading N is for… Nepotism

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N is for… No

An important thing to remember, even when you are customer facing type of PM, is that one valid answer to a question is ‘No’. If you say ‘yes’ to every request, every desire, every whim of the customer, you will certainly have a happy customer… …for a while. But when it gets closer to the… Continue reading N is for… No

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