Category Archives for Project Management Resources

Three Kinds of Stupid: Avoid Project Failure | Video

Three Kinds of Stupid - Avoid Project Failure

In a recent video, I talked about being a Smarter Project Manager. Now I look at the three things that people regard as particularly stupid.

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Three Concepts to Make You a Smarter Project Manager | Video

Three Concepts to Make You a Smarter Project Manager

One of my favorite books is John Brockman’s ‘This will Make you Smarter’. Here are 3 less well-known concepts that will make you a smarter Project Manager.

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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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Discovery Mode: Cheese or Owl? | Video

Discovery Mode - Cheese or Owl?

If you want your team to solve problems more effectively, you need to get them into Discovery Mode. Put another way, is it to be Cheese or Owl?

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Get to Grips with Project Politics | Video

Get to Grips with Project Politics

As a Project Manager, you need to get to grips with Project Politics. But you may say:’I’m a Project Manager; not a Politician.’ Well, you’re both!

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The Definition of Project Management: What are a Project and Project Management?

The Definition of Project Management: What are a Project and Project Management?

What is Project Management? The definition of Project Management is a question that every project manager needs an answer to.

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COVID-19: A 7-Step Response Plan for Project Managers

COVID-19: A 7-Step Response Plan for Project Managers

The spread of the Coronavirus infection COVID-19 is now global. It is starting to look like many countries could see massive disruption.

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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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Should Your Project Have a Second Project Phase? | Video

End or Extend - Should Your Project have a Second Project Phase?

You’ve delivered your project. But now your client/sponsor wants a second project phase. How can you integrate this into your project?

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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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