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done, you must consider all options. Secondly, explain the consequences. Project managers have to be able to explain the consequences of various decisions. Senior managers may not like a decision, but if you present the logic behind it, they are more open to accepting it. Make sure to present your plan, be upfront, and honest. Project managers and their teams must have a good dialogue with stakeholders and address issues as they occur to ensure stakeholder satisfaction. Be sure to engage the senior manager so they are always involved and avoid surprises. Thank you for your time, Keisha Keller
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• •Have a contingency plan. There are many forms of contingency plans. If a project manager cannot reason with an important stakeholder, a more senior person might be asked to help, for example. In extreme cases, project managers might even move on to other jobs if they feel their work is not appreciated. •Avoid surprises. It is much better to be honest about project challenges so that actions can be taken. One of the worst situations project managers face is telling sponsors something cannot be done after assuring them that it could. •Take a stand. Project managers do make a difference in leading their projects, and part of the job is acknowledging the need for a change in course. “If you don’t step it up and say, ‘We cannot get this done and this is the way it is,’ then what are you there for? … If a sponsor wants a good, seasoned project
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