In his new book titled Reinventing Communication he proposes that project communication can indeed become a rigorous performance management tool and, further, that managing communication as a performance management tool is essential for delivering desired outcomes. It is essential because all projects are social environments.
In the interview Mark introduces us not only to how to use project communication as a performance management tool, but also to the elements of communication design, how a hard tool can help project communication, how good communication determines project outcomes, and he introduces us to two checklists included in the book that will help you design your project communication for performance management.
In this interview, we are going to see why happiness is important in this equation, how it fuels success, how to get WOW projects, what the MVP is, and we get his tips on how all of us can apply this right away on our projects.
We project managers attend many conferences. And I remember quite clearly how disappointed I was after some of these project management conferences because I realized that I didn’t get as much out of them as I had hoped.
So I decided that instead of continuing to hope for more success, I would have to plan for it.
This video and the accompanying checklist contain my personal best practices for conference success. I hope that it will help you plan for a successful conference as well.
Please feel free to share any improvements ideas with me in the comment section below.
Use this worksheet to help you prepare for your next project management conference. It will make the difference between merely attending the conference and succeeding at attending the conference.
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This time we are going to the back of the book and look at the virtual project meeting assessment templates that he includes. If that sounds boring, then don’t worry. This is Wayne Turmel we are talking about here!
Yes, we are using his template as the basis for the interview, but he manages to make our discussion not only fun and entertaining but also highly educational.
Oh yes… and of course… he is going to introduce you to the number one thing that will make all your virtual project meetings a success!