Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Deciding what to communicate about you, part of Project Management Foundations: Communication.
Every day, we're bombarded by brands.…"This body spray will make you irresistible!"…"This drink will give you more energy!"…We attach these qualities because of careful marketing.…But marketing isn't just for body spray and cans of soda.…A project manager will want…to market their qualities as well.…You want to communicate desirable traits…as a project manager.…Maybe it's that you're reliable, honest, or professional.…Maybe it's that you're friendly, or accessible.…These traits will be your brand.…
Your professional brand is like any other brand.…These are the qualities that people think of…when they think about you.…To demonstrate the power of a professional brand,…try to think about someone you really don't like at work.…Imagine that person in your head.…Focus on them.…Think about things that you don't like about them.…Now imagine they approach you and ask you for something.…Will you go the extra mile?…Now imagine someone that you really do like…asking for the exact same thing.…You're probably more likely to please.…
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- Using formal and informal means to communicate
- Prioritizing stakeholder needs
- Listening actively
- Planning project communication
- Understanding leadership language
- Writing clear and concise project reports
- Learning how and when to say "no"<br><br>
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