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Association for Project Management, Best Practice Groups (SIGs), Competence, NLP, NLP4PM, Peter Parkes, project management, Values and Behaviours

The executive’s guide to better listening

As the author of the linked McKinsey report says, we think that we are good listeners, including in the case of the executive described, and don’t accept the need to change, let alone go about it. Once people have realised that they are not good listeners, they hungrily devour techniques to fill that vacuum. Continue Reading

Association for Project Management, Coaching, Communications, Community of Practice, Competence, Facilitation, NLP, NLP4PM, Peter Parkes, project management, soft skills, Training, Uncategorized, Values and Behaviours

Talk to Scotland branch – competences, emotional intelligence and psychology

I was invited up to Glasgow to speak on the 18th May and completed my Scottish hat trick after events in Edinburgh in March and Aberdeen in April.  One head of PM capability for a multi-national engineering firm asked how the skills covered in my talk / book relate to emotional intelligence (EI) frameworks. Continue Reading