“You got the point?”: Thoughts on culture and (mis)communication

The root cause of project failure is (mis)communication. How many times have you heard, read, or said that? Among causes like poor product quality, unclear project objectives or scope, and changing business needs, most project managers (PMs) would list poor communication, especially in a client-vendor relationship, as a major source of project stress and ultimate failure. But, … Continue Reading ››

American Women’s Club Mumbai honors US Consulate employees with appreciation tea

If you are an American living in Mumbai, chances are good that you will visit the US Consulate at least once during your stay here. But, if you have never lived abroad before, you might wonder what a consulate team does. Its primary purpose is to promote US-India relations, especially in political, economic, commercial, and … Continue Reading ››