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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.

Push -v- Pull Communication

Everyone in business today is buried under an avalanche of data, adding routine reports to the data mountain may no longer be useful! Is...

Reporting is not Communicating

Reporting and communicating are not the same! Sending out information has very little to do with effective communication. Unfortunately, many project communication plans are...

Is what you heard what I meant?

Effective communication between project stakeholders is always difficult and as my last article highlighted, misunderstanding and confusion are easily created. The key to effective...

Have we communicated?

Albert Einstein summarized the problem nicely: The major problem in communication is the illusion that it has occurred. Making a noise or sending emails...

Stakeholders and Complexity

The greatest challenge facing project management in the 21st Century is managing the shift from the ‘command and control’ paradigm based in the theories...

Is PM a Standard or a Cultural Process?

Given the final draft of ISO 21500, A Guide to Project Management will be voted on by the international community over the next couple...

The Value of Project Management Qualifications – Opportunities Within the Recession

With the potential for GFC2 looming as a result of the Euro crisis and an extended downturn in business continuing there is still a...

What makes a Stakeholder?

Project success is directly linked to a project manager’s ability to effectively identify and manage stakeholder’s expectations. It’s therefore helpful to understand what makes...

PDC = Project Delivery Capability

My last couple of posts have identified a gap in the overall management of projects and programs that is present in most organisations. This...

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