At the end of the day, the modern workplace is a lot like dating. You may find someone who looks great on paper, but then the first date is such a disappointment because the chemistry just isn’t there like you thought it would be. Unfortunately, in the workplace you can’t just decide to make the first date the last or never return their call, because your “date” in this case is your boss! In the workplace, we have to find a way to make it work. Lack of chemistry with your manager doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you or them; it just means that you may need to work a little harder to produce spectacular results. Successful project management in so many ways is about just that. Yes, some project executives/sponsors are amazing ...

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