CHAPTER 13 How can we work effectively with others?

Set expectationsStay on track, achieve closureStrong relationships

By Graeme Simsion

Graeme Simsion worked in the data modeling field for twenty-five years as a practitioner, teacher and researcher. He is the author of Data Modeling Essentials, now in its third edition, and Data Modeling Theory and Practice. He now focuses on teaching consulting and facilitation skills, drawing on his experience as CEO of a successful business and IT consultancy. In this chapter, he shares his experiences of setting expectations, staying on track, and achieving closure.

Recognizing People Issues

For some years, I taught an advanced class in data modeling. In the opening session, I would ask the delegates – ...

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