Let’s communicate facts, not emotions! When you suggest the addition of a few emotional elements to the fact-focused communication of scientific and environment-related projects, this is stakeholders’ standard reply. But is it true that emotions are not fact-based, and are they automatically an obstacle to objective reporting? Neuroscientists are pointing into a different direction. What is emotional appeal? People who believe that emotional appeal means covering every single one of their flyers with images of
Surgeons do not operate on themselves. But many scientific and environment-related projects try to do just that: They present content at events and moderate themselves. Common consequences are exhaustion, a bad mood at the event, or a lack of energy for follow-up tasks. In this post, you will learn about the advantages of external moderation. What does moderation do? The objective of moderation is to make meetings fruitful and productive. In this context, work already
With a good moderator, work meetings are more efficient and satisfying. You do not always need an external person for this task. Here are some tips and tricks on how to successfully moderate your regular meetings yourself. Why moderation makes sense for your project meetings Yet another meeting?!? This is what some team members scream internally when they are drowning in work, meetings mean a lot of hot air but few results, or a bad
You had to jump in at the deep end? “Get going!“ This is the main message accompanying the start of most new projects. The positive excitement goes hand in hand with a bit of unease regarding the upcoming work. Your roadmap for unknown territory Most project management challenges are (hidden) tasks related to communication. Our experience shows: Identifying these challenges helps project stakeholders to address and deal with them. This blog post provides an overview