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Emotional Intelligence and Project Management
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Emotional Intelligence and Project Management
By: Cornelius Fichtner
Emotional intelligence is the ability to monitor your emotions or the emotions of others and use this to guide your actions. A shorter way to say this is to recognize or regulate emotions in ourselves and others. As project managers, we deal with people all day, every day, and we rely on them to get the job done. In this article I show you
how to use your emotional intelligence in different project management knowledge areas and how you can improve your skills. But, first, let's take a look at how this branch of management thinking first started.

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 3
By: Dale Howard and Kenneth Steiness
Put First Things First

Once you have built a solid work breakdown structure (WBS), it’s time to walk the talk and put first things first. Building a complete and accurate dependency network is what makes the schedule truly proactive. When building dependencies, try to think about natural relationships that
exist for the scope of work and NOT about the order in which you would like to schedule things.

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