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

Enriching the Iron Triangle

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 25, 2024 9:35:53 AM
When I’m considering a project, I’ll consider the “Iron Triangle,” a metaphor describing three things necessary for a well-planned project.
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Topics: Business Skills & Business Acumen, Project Management & Business Analysis

I Believe This

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 18, 2024 9:55:16 AM
I wanted to re-share the six pillars and how I believe they relate to us as project managers and coaches! 
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Topics: Business Skills & Business Acumen, Communication & Collaboration

Collaborate, Cooperate, Innovate

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 11, 2024 6:55:55 PM
Ever had one of those days when you thought to yourself, “Wow, today would be easier if I could just do it by myself?”
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Topics: Communication & Collaboration

Be Human

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Jan 4, 2024 11:42:25 AM
We all make mistakes. Honestly, it’s the most human thing we can do. We mess up, we apologize, and try to make things right.
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Topics: Communication & Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence

Tough or No, We Still Gotta Go

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Dec 13, 2023 9:41:23 AM
Sometimes, we have rough quarters. Falling behind on projects, poor meetings, etc. Here are four tips for picking up the pieces to keep moving forward. 
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition, Communication & Collaboration

Who Needs to Know and How Do We Tell Them?

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Dec 6, 2023 12:36:01 PM
If you’ve just gotten info that needs to get out, here are four steps for figuring out who needs to know and how to tell them about it. 
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Communication & Collaboration

Staying Strong From Start to Finish

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Nov 30, 2023 10:14:22 AM
One of the most integral pieces of Project Management is powering through from start to finish. The trick is knowing who should get fired up and when!
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Project Management & Business Analysis

3 Ways to Follow Up on Project Management

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Nov 22, 2023 1:16:39 PM
Have you ever been behind on a project, and didn’t even realize it? I’ve been there too. Maybe it slipped our minds, or maybe we handed it off to somebody.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Project Management & Business Analysis

Let's Talk About Layoffs

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Nov 8, 2023 3:11:10 PM
I want to offer some insights, tools, and resources to anyone who is, or knows someone who is, impacted by a layoff.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Change & Transition

All Work and No Play Makes Everything Pretty Gray

Posted by Sinikka Waugh on Oct 26, 2023 9:38:14 AM
Establishing an excellent work/life balance can be difficult. But trying too hard can lead to burnout. I believe that creating that balance is healthy.
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Topics: Sinikka Waugh, Business Skills & Business Acumen, Communication & Collaboration