Have you ever felt like you were under attack at work? Here is an example when things did not go exactly as planned for me, and what I learned in the process.
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.
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.
How many times have you asked yourself why you are doing what you are doing, thinking that there must be a better way? Here are some Do’s and Don’ts that you can consider as a project manager, and then make the necessary changes to create a better work environment for all.
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.
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!
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A lessons learned session is a must-do at the end of most projects. There is really nothing better than voicing the good, the bad, and the ugly about a given project for everyone to hear, acknowledge, understand, and take action on. Otherwise, innovations and successes will be forgotten and mistakes will be repeated.
For many of us, work is slowing down, and we are wishing our coworkers well as they begin their end-of-year vacations. Now is a good time to reflect on what you have accomplished over the last 12 months and think about your goals as we enter a new year.