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Elizabeth Harrin
Elizabeth Harrin is a career project and programme manager with over a decade of experience in healthcare and financial services. She's also a content strategist, award-winning blogger and author of several books about project management. Find her online at A Girl's Guide to Project Management

How to Get Projects From Strategy

This is a question I’m hearing quite a lot at the moment: How do I turn my company’s strategy into actual projects? It’s good to have a strategy, of course. But a strategy that stays in a fancy PowerPoint presentation isn’t helpful to anyone. That’s not a strategy, it’s a ...

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From Projects to Operations

The successful implementation of organisational strategy happens through projects. Project teams make the required changes to help the business move from where it is now to where it wants to be, either through a series of small changes or through larger, transformative change. But there’s a part in that process ...

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How To Align Project Goals to Strategy

I’m sure you have heard people talk time and time again about how important it is to align project goals to business strategy – I’ve written about it before along with many other commentators. It really is the current challenge for today’s project leaders. But what is often missing from ...

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How to Improve Resistance to Change

Whatever strategic project you are working on, it’s going to have an impact on someone. Strategic, transformative change requires you to be on top form with your influencing skills because doing things that change the status quo feels uncomfortable to most people. Part of your project management role is creating ...

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5 Myths of Stakeholder Management

I did some stakeholder management training recently and it was interesting to hear that many of the delegates have the same issues that I do at work. There seems to be some universal problems when it comes to dealing with people on projects… because we are dealing with people on ...

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