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Michelle LaBrosse, PMP, CCPM, RYT, is founder and CEO of Cheetah Learning, a leader in Accelerated Exam Prep for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. She has authored four books: Cheetah Negotiations, Cheetah Project Management, Cheetah Know How and Cheetah Agile Projects. The Project Management Institute (PMI) selected LaBrosse as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Project Management in the World. She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Owner President Managers program, holds an aerospace engineering degree from Syracuse U. and a mechanical engineering degree from the U. of Dayton.

Why Diversity Improves Project Management – by Michelle LaBrosse

The human capacity for self-delusion is nearly bottomless. We think we’re smarter than we are, more capable than we are and tougher than we are. For example, in one survey, 9% of men actually believed they could win a fight against an elephant!

That unwarranted confidence certainly extends to project management. According to a Project Management Institute survey, 85% of executive leaders said they believe their organizations are effective in delivering projects to achieve strategic results.

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