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7 Project Management Quotations to Live By
Every once in a while you need to step back from the day-to-day routine and look at the big picture. Or just let your mind wander like mine does occasionally and look at various project management quotations that are good to live by. Of course, they do have broader takeaways you can apply to your work. This one has to top any project management list and it comes via Simplicable.com. “Everyone...
Are You Suffering from Project Management Burnout?
Burnout - it’s a problem I used to think was fake, until a loved one went through it at her job. She physically became ill because of the stress. Fortunately, she was able to leave and start a new career. But what if that’s not an option for you? How do you identify burnout as a project manager and what steps can you take to remedy the problem? Synquis, an Australian project management...
Organization Matters for Project Managers
Project managers have a lot to deal with and keep track of on a daily basis. From communication with team members to stakeholder involvement and measuring progress towards milestones, there’s a lot going on even within a “small” project. That means one of the most important considerations for any PM is the ability to stay organized at all times. A lack of organization will create delays,...
Agile Project Management – Why It Works for You
There are plenty of project management approaches that you can utilize. You might think that traditional management methods work best, or that PRINCE2 is the better approach. However, there’s mounting evidence that Agile is the best option for project managers, particularly those engaged in smaller-scale projects. Why is this and what should you know? The Changing Face of Projects Once,...
Budget Busters – Project Budget Health Tips and Tricks
What’s the most important element of your project? Is it the deliverable? Is it the timeframe? Is it the team you have in place? All of those are essential ingredients for success, but if your budget is off (or takes a massive hit during the project), you could be in for a rather rude surprise. Not only is your project’s budget one of the most important considerations, it will determine...