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Succeeding with Senior Management by G. Michael Campbell

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Your Attitude and Its Role in Engaging an Executive

IN MANAGING YOUR sponsor and other executives, your attitude may be the most important factor in the success of your project. After all, you are the expert in projects, not the sponsor. They are counting on you to deliver the project that is very important to them. Never underestimate the value you bring to a successful project. Attitude is defined by Merriam-Webster’s as “the way you think or feel about something that affects a person’s behavior.”

Ability is what you’re capable of doing.

Motivation determines what you do.

Attitude determines how well you do it.

Lou Holtz, College Football ...

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