Should project managers lead the way in establishing a culture of transparency, consistency, and plain dealing? Only if they don’t mind being branded “so 2016.” If we are, in fact, at the dawn of a post-fact era, it’s time for project managers to adapt. We turn to one of America’s foremost philosophical minds, Mark Twain, […]
Communication is a skill marketers must master to thrive in the game. After all, learning about client’s needs, receiving feedback and delivering a viable project are all of these things take skilled communication. While most of us focus on how we communicate with clients, it’s equally important, if not more, to hone the communication skills […]
Sometimes projects get off-track because of a major and sudden calamity—a vendor vanishes, your company is disrupted by a merger, a disaster strikes the building. Other times, it’s more subtle.
Perhaps you’ve placed “become an absolute iMeet Central master” at the top of your resolutions list for 2017. You don’t have to wait for the new year to begin your brainbuilding (it’s like bodybuilding, but less oily).
Bringing Lean and Agile practices into project management helps PMs break up monolithic tasks and take a more active role in delivering success, not just reporting milestones and budgets.
While many project managers excel in meetings, others struggle to find their footing as responsible leaders. Here are four common pitfalls.
Project management is an art and science of compromise and balance, where “you win some, you lose some” may as well be the trade slogan.
Project managers are often bombarded with feedback and concerns from stakeholders, sponsors, and team members, but seldom have the time, energy or opportunity to reciprocate and to discuss the little things that drive them crazy. I asked some seasoned leaders to do just that.
If “manager” hasn’t become an outright dirty word, it’s definitely lost whatever gloss it once had.
Just because you’ve secured a management role or passed your project management training, it doesn’t mean that your knowledge is complete.