Tailored business solutions and developmental experiences for the acquisition of “people skills” required for business success and individual career advancement.


Dr. Flannes books and chapters center on the people skills required for enterprise success and career advancement.

People Skills 3.0: Next-Generation Leadership Skills for Project Success (2015)
Available through Amazon, this book describes the skills (conflict management, creating a task-driven team, making personal changes, applications of mindfulness and positive psychology for high levels of performance, and leveraging multicultural differences) that leaders need to have to address current enterprise challenges of ambiguity and complexity.
“Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management”(2013)Gower handbook of people in project management. Lindsay Scott and Dennis Locke, Editors. United Kingdom: Routledge. Chapter describes approaches that can be used to maintain individual and team performance during the stress cycles in project completion.

Enterprise Project Management: An Introduction (2006)
In this book published by ICFAI University Press in Hyderabad, India, Dr. Flannes has a chapter addressing two interpersonal communication skills required for enterprise project success.

Essential People Skills for Project Managers
This book was co-authored with Ginger Levin, DPA, and describes practical and field tested skills that are required of project professionals in today’s challenging environment of project work. Cited by project professionals for its range of coverage, and used by university settings, both domestic and international. Translated into Japanese, and used by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in its SeminarsWorld programs in the US and Canada. To purchase, contact Management Concepts at

People Skills for Project Managers (2001)
Also co-authored with Dr. Levin, this was the original book that addressed the tangible people skills that project managers need in their work. It has also been adopted by the Project Management Institute, and it has been translated into Russian. This edition may also be obtained through Management Concepts at

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