Tara Duggan Pangakis is a Project Management Professional (PMP) specializing in knowledge management and instructional design. For over 30 years she has developed quality training materials for a variety of products and services supporting such companies as Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq and HP. Her freelance work is published on various websites.
Dealing with a manager who treats you in a condescending manner can be difficult. Tale action because the psychological and emotional impact can take its toll and affect your work and personal life. Follow these tips to improve your work relationship with a boss who acts like a bully. | Read More →Words: 557 Downloads: 0 Category: Careers By: Tara Duggan Pangakis
If you find you are your worst enemy, consider taking steps to stop nitpicking your every move and stifle the inner voice that brings you down. Instead of focusing on the worst aspects of any situation, reframe your focus to become more nurturing. Take care of yourself so you can care for others. | Read More →Words: 359 Downloads: 0 Category: Business Dev. By: Tara Duggan Pangakis
Today’s leaders must manage more complexity than ever before. Innovative and collaborative leaders face business challenges head-on. With decisive action, they assess, address, and adjust accordingly. Use these techniques to function decisively as a project manager as well. | Read More →Words: 436 Downloads: 0 Category: Business Dev. By: Tara Duggan Pangakis
Changing business conditions may require you to adapt your learning and development strategy. However, before you make any changes, assess your current approach by reviewing feedback and aligning your new program's objectives to your existing business goals. By bringing your plan up to date, you can ensure that your target audience gets what it needs. | Read More →Words: 416 Downloads: 0 Category: Business Dev. By: Tara Duggan Pangakis
Critical predictions for spotting staff likely to burn out include lack of recognition for hard work, negative recent organizational changes that directly affect them, a micromanaging boss, damaging corporate politics or systems required for completing job tasks that frequently break. The effects of cumulative stress cause burnout. Avoid this impact by noticing when your employees need a break. | Read More →Words: 411 Downloads: 0 Category: Business Dev. By: Tara Duggan Pangakis
A successive approximation model can develop instructional materials in a more collaborative, efficient, and viable way than traditional learning development models do. This approach uses short, repeated iterations to meet deadlines, get information from subject matter experts, and stay within budgets. Adopt this approach to eliminate wasteful development practices. | Read More →Words: 423 Downloads: 0 Category: Business Dev. By: Tara Duggan Pangakis
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