The higher you get on the career ladder, the colder and lonelier it becomes. You may be a talented leader. Nevertheless, you are in the role that prescribes management. People don’t like to be managed. Your job is to make people do what needs to be done. And it is always at the top of … [Read more...] about How to Make Friends When You are the Project Manager
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Project Human Resource Management is all about people management. And, as you know, people are our most valuable asset. To get started with Human Resource Management check my free guides on Motivation and Leadership.
Project Manager responsibilities are numerous. Project Management Institute encompasses a considerable list of roles and responsibilities. Nevertheless, you might not encounter them all in your company. So, what should be the baseline for you in your current organization and on your given … [Read more...] about Role of a Project Manager: All you need to Know (+Responsibilities)
What are the most relevant challenges of leadership in multinational leadership? Without forgetting the time difference, language barriers, different assumptions based on different cultures, I have experimented that using the right multinational leadership to manage resources is the most … [Read more...] about Multinational Leadership: How to Successfully Lead Offshore Projects
We are sitting in a cafe near the office. Corwin is silent all the time since I dragged him for a break. His coffee is getting cold, but he never touched it. “OK, buddy, what’s on your mind? You are so far away from here.” I tried to break the ice. Corwin sipped coffee at last and started to … [Read more...] about [Real-life example] Conflict Resolution Techniques in Project Management
There are many cases where you need to apply leadership without authority. You come to a new job or start a new project. You get into a group of peers. On a weekend volunteer project. The problems are always the same. How to win disposition of a person or even a group. Truth is the solution is … [Read more...] about Leadership Without Authority And 5 Tips That Will Win Your People
Do companies need managers? Do startups need managers? Google took this question out of the plate long ago. In 2002 Google got rid of all managers. They thought that engineers would work better if no one controls them. It turned out not very well for them. But it is Google. They could not just … [Read more...] about What I have Learned From Google About Project Management