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Will Working on Projects Help You Be Less Stressed?

By Brenda Fay / October 13, 2017

I was talking with a business manager the other day about organizing a presentation for her group. She said, “It’s always so hectic around here, people aren’t so organized. Let’s see if they have time … Read more

Have You Got Plans?

By Brenda Fay / August 29, 2017

Last week my daughter and I were sitting down to breakfast. I asked Shannon what her plans were for the day and she told me. Then she asked me the same thing. I said, “I … Read more

The Desiderata for Projects

By Brenda Fay / December 22, 2016

You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful … Read more

On “The Way”

By Brenda Fay / May 26, 2016

I just got back from walking part of “The Camino” in Spain with three of my grown-up children. On our route, we stopped in a few towns. There, we would check in at an information … Read more

Mindfulness and Project Management

By Brenda Fay / March 24, 2016

I was reading a book on mindfulness the other day. The author, who was also a manager, found she was always thinking of planning her next project when she wanted to be focusing on what … Read more

Get Control of Your Projects

By Brenda Fay / July 14, 2015

Project management is about getting things done, and it’s not just for large organizations. We all want to find ways to reach our goals more quickly and efficiently. When thinking of our work, we can … Read more

“Done” for Wealth and Project Success

By Brenda Fay / February 25, 2015

Twice this week I have read how the word “done” can bring wealth and project success. According to Brian de Haaff (The One Word That Will Make You Rich on LinkedIn), being rich is about … Read more

One Step at a Time

By Brenda Fay / October 28, 2014

I had the best business advice ever last week. Karen Mombourquette, my tarot card reader, said, “Take everything a step at a time.” I laughed; assuredly this was the best advice for me, as I … Read more

Managing Summer Interns

By Brenda Fay / July 3, 2014

During the summer, organizations often take on students for intern positions. I have hired a few students over the years and find that it’s important to have a plan for what they are going to … Read more

Big Data and Project Estimates

By Brenda Fay / February 6, 2014

March Madness is due to hit in full force soon. I try to ignore this fact but my husband warns me every year when the season is approaching (so I can know why he is … Read more

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