Content by Michelle LaBrosse

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Momentum is a very powerful thing. In physics, momentum = mass × velocity. The cool thing about momentum is that the faster an object is moving, the harder it is to stop. This is also true for any...
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Michelle LaBrosse
There are TV shows about it. Thousands of professionals are hired every year for the sole purpose of taking it away. Most people hate it but find a hard time getting rid of it. What am I talking...
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Michelle LaBrosse
Should I get my project management professional (PMP) certification now, or should I wait until I have more time to study? What if I study and I don’t pass, and waste all that time for nothing? Will...
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Michelle LaBrosse
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “change?” For many of us, words like anxious, overwhelmed, or unknown pop into our heads. Why is it that changes and transitions...
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Michelle LaBrosse
Please hold for a scene from the movie Office Space: Bob: “What would you say ya do here?” Tom: “Well look, I already told you! I deal with the g!**@#n customers so the engineers don’t have to! I...
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When you think of the word “genius,” what first comes to mind? Perhaps Albert Einstein, Ludwig van Beethoven, or Isaac Newton. You may be imagining someone who is very different from yourself—someone...
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Everyone reading this is a capable, smart, and skilled project manager, proud of managing the key stakeholders in each project with professionalism and finesse. Do you bring this same care to...
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The definition of invigorate is: To put vitality and vigor back into someone or something. Sounds pretty easy, right? Where do you find this extra vitality and vigor? How do you determine whether...
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Imagine yourself at the starting line, stretching and flexing and making sure your shoes are tied tight and your winning bib number is securely fastened. This is you, at the gate, achieving your...
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Take a calming deep breath and maintain focus on the matter at hand. Find your center and stay balanced, calm, and ready. Now, tell me, are you on a yoga mat or in a boardroom preparing to negotiate...