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Managing Competing Priorities and Tasks: A Key Skill for the “Accidental” Project Manager

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Picture this – you were hired to do one job only to find out later that you also have many unexpected "other duties as assigned". What do you do when you are expected to manage tasks and team members in a deadline and priority-driven environment, yet many other tasks and meetings continue to creep up on your calendar?

In this session, we discuss key strategies, tools, and tricks to help you feel more in control of your time so you can manage your projects and programs more effectively. You will walk away with tools and techniques you can use immediately so that your project management role is contributing 100% to your mission.

We explore:

  • Identifying internal and external factors that impact our completion of key deliverables
  • Strategies to reduce surprises, and maintain greater work efficiencies
  • Ideas to balance and prioritize what is currently on your plate with new and unexpected changes
  • Tips you can use immediately to take better charge of your time



Linda Howard, PMP, CMC | Founder, Howard Consulting, LLC
Linda helps nonprofit leaders who want to improve the performance of their projects and teams so they can have greater mission impact. Linda is also a Project Management Professional, a Certified Management Consultant, and an Everything DiSC and 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team facilitator. On a personal note, Linda is absolutely in love with the outdoors and can often be found wandering in the woods, kayaking on a lazy river, or searching for a quiet place to enjoy the next sunset.

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