One of the advantages of being a project manager is that you likely have a natural talent for planning things in your personal life! Here are some of my vacation planning tips you can use when planning your next holiday.
Feedback – as they say – is a gift. And mastering the art of giving feedback is important to your success as a project manager. Read on to learn what I consider the most important things to remember when you are giving someone feedback.
Think about all of the time and money you can save by having a test and learn mindset, with the goal of gathering as much usable information as possible and failing fast if it turns out the idea is a bust. Your project team and sponsors will thank you.
As a project manager, you will likely need to present to leadership on project status, project details, or project outcomes. Here are a few tips that have helped me prepare for and improve after each presentation.
In the work environment, I have found that using very simple functions in Outlook help to keep me on track, which in turn ensures that others stay on track, as well. Check out this post, which outlines the five things I do to keep myself organized in Outlook.
Your learning curve will last a few months, so definitely take that opportunity to absorb as much information as possible. Here are some strategies I have used when starting a new career opportunity.
When you think about your life – in both your personal and professional worlds – would you say that you are a risk taker? There are times when you should play it safe, but there are also times when you should think outside the box.
You have heard it before – you are at work for so much of your life, so you better enjoy it! And I would go one step further and say that you better have fun! Read on to learn what steps you can take to have the right kind of fun at work.
One of the best skills you can have as a professional is to be able to adjust your working style to enhance the interactions you have with others. Check out some questions you should be asking about yourself and your team to optimize everyone’s style.
The start of a new year is a good time to think about what project management processes and tools you have in place for each of your projects, and whether you need to start, stop, continue, and/or tweak them to ensure that 2016 is as efficient and effective as it can be. Read on to see how you should plan this important team pulse check!