Content by Michelle LaBrosse

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Here at Cheetah Learning, excitement and energy abound because we’ve wrapped up the development efforts for our new program, The Happy Aging Project. With a 10-hour online class followed by a two-...
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Michelle LaBrosse
I recently took a class to learn how to navigate the Inside Passage to Alaska. The class was held on the rebuilt David B, a 65-ft wooden boat originally built in 1929 and still using its...
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Michelle LaBrosse
How well your brain works is affected by how you relate to other people. When doing the research for Cheetah’s “Happy Aging Project” program, we synthesized two important bodies of knowledge from...
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Michelle LaBrosse
What comes to mind when you think of “return on investment?” For most of us, our mind jumps to calculations of costs and revenues. The end goal, no matter the project, is for the last cell in the...
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Michelle LaBrosse
As a project manager, you’re most likely familiar with the five project phases outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI, 2013): initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and...
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Michelle LaBrosse
In an era of large-scale layoffs and precarious employment, it may seem as though there’s nothing you can do to secure your position, besides just sitting back and hoping for the best. But that’s...
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Michelle LaBrosse
In  their 2009 study, “Managing Cross-Cultural Differences,” Frank Anbari and his collaborators looked at different project management (PM) practices across the globe and noted that...
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Michelle LaBrosse
Think about success: How do you define career success, and how do you know when you’ve attained it? Perhaps there’s a particular salary level you’d like to reach, or maybe achieving success...
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Michelle LaBrosse
We’ve reached the last month of 2014—can you believe it? This time of year offers many opportunities for getting together with family and friends, but it can also be a stressful time for many. With...
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Michelle LaBrosse
Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, and Patrick Ewing were members of the 1992 U.S. Olympic basketball team, also known as the original “Dream Team,” which won gold. Years...