Category Archives for Effective Project Manager

Leading without Authority: How to Manage and Lead People | Video

Leading without Authority: How to Manage and Lead People | Video

Project Managers rarely have authority over the people we need to manage. So, our challenge is leading without authority.

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Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Area: A Guide to Stakeholder Engagement

Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Area- A Guide to Stakeholder Engagement

Project Stakeholder Management is the last of 10 knowledge areas in the PMBOK Guide. This underplays its crucial importance to good Project Management.

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How to Be the Best Project Manager You Can Be

How to Be the Best Project Manager You Can Be

If you are a Project Manager, or if you want to become a Project Manager, I don’t doubt that you want to be the best Project Manager you possibly can.

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What do Good Project Managers do that Average PMs Don’t? | Video

What do Good Project Managers do that Average PMs Don't? | Video

What do Good Project Managers do that Average Project Managers Don’t? In this video, I look at 2 priorities that good PMs focus on that average PMs don’t.

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Project Management Simplified: The Power of Checklists and Templates

Project Management Simplified: The Power of Checklists and Templates

Project Management is a complex professional discipline. So, we’d all like to see Project Management simplified as much as possible – but not more so.

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How to Run an Effective Stage Gate Review | Video

How to Run an Effective Stage Gate Review | Video

An effective Stage Gate Review process makes a valuable contribution to project governance. You will gain more control and greater accountability.

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Talk is cheap… or is it? | Video

Talk is cheap... or is it? | Video

‘Talk is cheap’ they say. But what matters is the thinking behind it and the deeds that follow it. In this short video I argue for careful consideration.

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Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About?

Project Management Methodologies - How many do you know?

We often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession. And it’s true to a degree: there are a lot of Project Management methodologies.

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How to Run a Great Project Team Meeting | Video

How to Run a Great Project Team Meeting | Video

Projects have teams, and teams need to meet. So your next project team meeting is a valuable opportunity to advance your project and motivate your team.

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