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Fire Drills: How Not to Get Burned in Virtual Project Management

Fire Drills: How Not to Get Burned in Virtual Project Management

FIRE! Everybody knows what a fire drill is. You’ve participated in dozens of them in your life, I’ll bet. There’s a pattern. Usually, some joker or malcontent pulls an alarm lever, resulting in a...

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Strategies Virtual Managers Use to Keep Cross-Functional Teams Organized

Strategies Virtual Managers Use to Keep Cross-Functional Teams Organized

Imagine a beast that was in ten, twenty, or even thirty places at once, doing ten, twenty, or thirty things at once. Imagine also that this beast had no head, just a lot of limbs sticking out...

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Why Most Cross-Functional Projects Fail...and What You Can Do About It

Why Most Cross-Functional Projects Fail...and What You Can Do About It

There’s a dirty little secret about cross-functional projects: they usually fail. You might ask, “How can this be?” After all, cross-functional teams are a common practice among companies large...

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The Art of Managing a Cross-Functional Team

The Art of Managing a Cross-Functional Team

Harvard Business Review did a study which found that a a whopping 75% of cross-functional teams were dysfunctional!

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How to Read the Room: 14 Tips for Virtual Sales Calls

How to Read the Room: 14 Tips for Virtual Sales Calls

Whether you’re selling over the phone or u sing a virtual meeting tool, learning to interpret body language will be a powerful skill. Body language is communication. It clarifies meaning,...

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