Project Management is an excellent career. But organizations want a short-hand to know what you know. That’s where qualifications come in handy.
Scrum and Kanban both originated in Japanese management. But there are lots more valuable ideas there. In this article, I want to explore some of them.
Getting into Project Management is a dream for many young professionals. But, what next? How can you advance your Project Management career?
Getting a Project Management job is something of a ‘chicken and egg’ problem… On the one hand, it’s hard to get a Project Management job without experience. On the other hand, how can you get experience, without a Project Management job?
Do you need to take on an impossible project: something nobody thinks can be done? Or maybe a project no one thinks should be done!
Ethics may seem like a dry subject from an ancient branch of philosophy. But a code of conduct is absolutely vital to your life as a Project Manager.
High profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it’s the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor. So, it isn’t […]
Project Management is a ‘learning endeavor’. That is, when you do it properly, you learn from every experience. And, as we start a New Year, I want to share ten of the most valuable Project Management lessons I have learned over the years.
Projects go wrong all the time. And one mindset is to look for blame. It’s rarely helpful. This article will go out on New Year’s eve, 2018. So, I wanted to do a short, thoughtful note to leave you with something to think about for the coming year.
I’ve been involved in training Project Managers for over 20 years. And there are some project management questions I get asked time and time again. Most often, it’s by students in a live training session. But, more recently, I’ve been seeing the same sorts of question crop up online. Not surprisingly, these questions have informed […]