E03 - Conduct a focused communication
This management activity belongs to the Monthly Closure group. This group of activities are done at the end of each month to close the cycle and prepare us for the next one.
Note: This is a draft of the second version of P3.express. Comments are welcome!
Send a message to all team members, tell them about the project achievements during the month, and thank them for their contributions.
It reminds everyone to be focused on the objectives rather than on isolated specialist activities. When done properly, it helps unify the team.
Having the following in mind would help you avoid the most common pitfalls:
- Focus on achievements rather than the amount of work done.
- Keep the message clear, and avoid corporate talk.
- Keep the message short – preferably just a few lines.
The following principles have a significant role in this management activity: