Competitive Advantage of Common Sense, The: Using the Power You Already Have, Adobe Reader
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Fergus O'Connell is the founder of ETP, one of the world's leading program andproject management companies. He has taught project management in Europe, North America, SouthAmerica and the Far East and has written on the subject for The Wall Street Journal. Prior tofounding ETP, he served in IT, development, and management roles with several global companies,including CPT, ICL, and Retix.
O'Connell's books include How To Run Successful Projects: The Silver Bullet, Third Edition; How ToRun Successful High-Tech Project-Based Organizations; How To Run Successful Projects In Web-Time(Financial Times Prentice Hall); and Call The Swallow, which was short listed for the 2002 KerryIngredients Irish Fiction Prize.
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Life doesn't have to be so complicated - and neither does business. In The Competitive Advantage of Common Sense, leading project management consultant Fergus O'Connell identifies seven "common sense" principles for supercharging your effectiveness. O'Connell unearths simple root causes underlying the most challenging business problems - and equally simple solutions. From project estimating to working with technical specialists, improving meetings to reducing interruptions, this book offers an arsenal of practical ideas for managers in any business environment.
Table of Contents
1. Many Things Are Simple.
2. Know What You're Trying to Do.
3. There Is Always a Sequence of Events.
4. Things Don't Get Done If People Don't Do Them.
5. Things Rarely Turn Out As Expected.
6. Things Either Are or They Aren't.
7. Look at Things from Others' Points of View.
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