Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Including simple charts, part of Project Management Foundations: Communication.
Simple sketches are a powerful tool…to communicate complex ideas.…If you've ever been in a country…where you don't speak the language,…then you know the clarity of a good sketch.…If you've ever assembled a baby product, you also know that…even complex ideas are communicated with a simple sketch.…When you create your report, you want…to communicate well to everyone.…Some of your stakeholders, customers,…and team members will be visual thinkers.…They'll have a much easier time understanding your…report if you give them some visual information.…
So long paragraphs might not be the best tool for the job.…In some cases, you want to create diagrams and sketches.…A sketch can be a chart, graph, or even a small figure.…A smiley face is a good way to show desired outcome.…A bar chart shows relative comparison.…A light bulb is an easy way to show an idea.…These are all examples of simple sketches that…can communicate ideas quickly and effectively.…There are five reasons why you'd want to…use a sketch to describe an idea.…
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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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