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Lynda Bourne

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Lynda is Director of Training with Mosaic Project Services focusing on the delivery of CAPM, PMP, Stakeholder Circle® and other project related workshops, training and mentoring services. She is also the CEO of Stakeholder Management Pty Ltd. She was the first student to gain a Doctorate in Project Management from the RMIT University and has extensive experience as a Senior Project Manager and Project Director specialising in delivery of IT and other business-related projects within the telecomms sector.

Targeted communication – the key to effective stakeholder engagement

Just as each project is unique, so is each of its stakeholders! Whether as individuals, groups or organizations, every stakeholder, and every stakeholder community...

Valuing Soft Skills

The project management community and the wider business community are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of soft skills. However, being aware of their...

Are your stakeholders biased?

The short answer to this is question is ‘Yes’; and to make matters worse, your opinion of your stakeholders, your team and yourself are...

Creating value from change

There is a steadily increasing focus within organisations on managing change and maximising the opportunities change is supposed to generate through realised benefits and...

Level 5 Leadership

A Level 5 Leader (L5L) is an individual who blends extreme personal humility with intense professional will. The characteristics and success of these leaders...

Fairs Fair

Particularly when you have to deliver bad news to a person, the processes you use are at least as important as the decision you...

Problems, conflicts and decisions

Whilst frequently treated as separate topics, conflict management, problem solving and decision making are interrelated and all are focused on achieving the best possible...

Eliminating the fear factor

The PMBOK® Guide and most modern management texts emphasise the importance of leadership and motivation over directive control.  This is for a very good...

Why are they (you) fighting?

Most issues and points of difference and even bad events are resolved without conflict.  Negotiation, discussion and helpful 3rd party input resolve the issue....

Project Reports and the PMBOK

One of the less well understood parts of the PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition has been the significant refinement in the way project data is...

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Project Management Lessons learnt from Covid Holiday Disruption

The very definition of Holiday (Noun - an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling), is an entirely flexible parameter to work within, so how do we adapt? And what Project Management lessons are to be learnt from this summer?

Project management for the ‘new normal’

We live in strange times. Who would have thought last year that 2020 would be the year of Covid-19, the year of...

Long-Term Strategies To Help Manage Your Team Remotely

The world has changed profoundly since COVID-19. No one saw a global pandemic coming but now isn’t the time to panic. Instead,...

10 Steps for Planning and Implementing a Successful Branding Project

Your brand is perhaps your most valuable asset. It defines your organisation’s reputation and visibility in the market. The strength of your...

4 Ways AI is Transforming How We Manage Projects

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