Category Archives for Effective Project Manager

Personal Time Management – How to Apply the OATS Principle | Video

Personal Time Management - How to Apply the OATS Principle | Video

Project Managers need to be able to manage their own time. So, personal time management is an essential skill if you want to be effective.

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How to Get Your Next Lessons Learned Meeting Right

How to Get Your Lessons Learned Meeting Right

There’s one Project technique that has the capacity to transform your skillset and raise your Project Management to the next level: the Lessons Learned review. So, in this article, we will take a look at everything you need to know about how to make your next lessons learned meeting a great success.

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How to Manage Multiple Projects | Video

How to Manage Multiple Projects

As you become a more experienced Project Manager, you will one day be called upon to manage multiple projects. And this does not just apply to full-time Project Managers… How to do this is a question I have get a lot from project managers, operational managers, and professionals. They have been given two or more […]

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The Secret of Project Delivery: Project Implementation Heartbeat

Project Implementation (aka project delivery or execution) is when things get going. After definition, scoping & planning, it’s time to make things happen.
Here’s where you implement your project, execute your plan, and deliver the benefits your sponsor commissioned. So, although I’d argue that this is the easy bit, you have to get it right.

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What is Servant Leadership? Project Leadership at its Best | Video

What is Servant Leadership?

I’d argue that servant leadership the an approach no leader can afford to ignore. So, in this video, I’ll answer the question: ‘What is Servant Leadership?’

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How to Build a Great Project Communications Plan | Video

How to Build Communications Plan

If your project does not have a good enough Communications Plan, people won’t know as much as they want to know. And that can mean trouble.

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Handling Contradictions – How Well do you Cope with Uncertainty? | Video

Handling Contradictions

Handling contradictions is a challenge of project management. You need to be able to make decisions, even when you are uncertain about a situation.

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Overcome Overwhelm: How to Cope with Overwhelm | Video

Overcome Overwhelm: How to Cope with Overwhelm | Video

Your work builds up and your problems increase. Deadlines loom. Before you know it, you’re feeling overwhelmed. What you need is my Overwhelm Routine.

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Ahead of the Curve: A Critical Assessment of PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2020

Ahead of the Curve: A Critical Assessment of PMI's Pulse of the Profession 2020

This year’s PMI Pulse of the Profession Report is titled: ‘Ahead of the Curve: Forging a Future-Focused Culture’. Two things stand out.

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Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management

Project Risk Management - Ultimate Guide

Risk is inherent in the nature of a project. So, that makes project risk management a central part of the project management toolset.

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