Sinikka Waugh

Sinikka Waugh
Sinikka Waugh is a recognized leader in understanding people and in adapting tools, techniques, and processes to meet the demands of the situation at hand. Since 2006, Sinikka has provided compassionate leadership in transformation initiatives. When she isn’t in front of a class, she enjoys putting her background in English and French Literature to work, by writing blogs about the subjects she teaches every day. Are you ready? If you are, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us! contactus@yourclearnextstep.com
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Recent Posts

We’ve Become Bad Customers

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Oct 15, 2021 8:05:17 AM
Perhaps if we ask better for things we’ll find we're more likely to get what we're asking for, and at the same time, we can help others have better workday
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Topics: YP, Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration

'But I Don't Wanna'

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Oct 7, 2021 6:55:57 PM
Sometimes we just don’t get what we want. And sometimes, what’s coming feels like something we don’t want. Here are some tips for when you don't wanna.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition

I Just Can't Focus

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Sep 23, 2021 4:46:38 PM
Between the 25 internet tabs...we experience a lot of noise throughout our days. Here are a few tips and tricks to stay focused and finish the task at hand
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration

When the Answer Is 'No'

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Sep 23, 2021 3:34:14 PM
Whether what you need to say no to is a volunteer opportunity or an impossible task, there are better ways to let someone down.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration

Getting Back into the Groove

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Sep 16, 2021 3:25:49 PM
I hear people talk about getting back to “normal”. What is that? I’m not sure the answer is simple. Here’s what I offer as we explore “normal” this Fall.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition, Communication & Collaboration

Take Two

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Sep 9, 2021 9:04:48 PM
Dealing with people can be difficult. Here are Two Ways to Solve Two Common Challenges.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration, Project Management & Business Analysis

55% to 75% of Projects Do What?

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Sep 2, 2021 4:40:49 PM
Here are just a handful of tips and questions you can use to make sure projects you're involved with stay on track and deliver on time, scope, and budget. 
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Project Management & Business Analysis

Connecting with Remote Employees

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Aug 26, 2021 5:52:35 PM
Keeping employees engaged is tricky when we’re all in the same building; it’s harder when you’re separated. Here are a couple tips for remote employees.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration, Leadership & Influence

What is the Most Important Skill Set?

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Aug 19, 2021 9:01:06 PM
For BAs, soft skills are about 85% of what they do in their careers. There are 5 skills that are most important for a BA to be an excellent communicator.
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Topics: Project Management & Business Analysis

Are you a PM?

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Aug 12, 2021 4:23:12 PM
Even if it's not in your job title, I can almost guarantee you've worn the hat of Project Manager a handful of times in your career. Here are 4 tips.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Business Skills & Business Acumen, Project Management & Business Analysis