Author Archives: Kendra Chappell

Kendra Chappell

A variety of studies (Project Management Institute, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Economist Intelligence Unit) show that applying project management practices can help you better design projects to align with overarching strategy, more efficiently use both available expertise and budget during implementation, improve the identification and reduction of risks throughout a project, and

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A Simple Tool for More-Effective Decision-Making
Kendra ChappellFebruary 23, 2016

You make decisions every day, but when it comes to business decisions, how you make those decisions can help determine your success. Do any of these stories sound familiar? Your team agrees you’ve found the perfect person to fill a new position, but the discussion continues for weeks. You’re then

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Three Simple Steps to Plan for Project Success
Kendra ChappellDecember 3, 2015

It may sound strange, but as an amateur sailor, I often think about how being at sea is similar to project management. If you have ever sailed, you understand how important it is to know your final destination. The wind or the current will affect your trip—it won’t be a

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