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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Talked with the client yesterday. He asked me to look into a new technology on iOS called "layers". He wanted to see if we can leverage it. I had no idea what was that. For sure, I could open a developer’s documentation and try to read it. But that is not what a project manager … [Read more...] about Delphi Technique In Project Management (How to + Example)
Imagine you found a defect. One of your team members made it. And you know it. What communication methods can you use? You can tap her on a shoulder and whisper, “I found a defect. Please fix it.” You can send an instant message, “Here is a defect, please fix it.” You can send an … [Read more...] about 5 Effective Communication Methods You Need to Know
TED talks for project managers? I can list dozens! They would all make a perfect sense. Why? The role of a PM is that much diversified. In this article, I want to share my top five TED Talks any project manager should watch. (In fact, I hope you will find time to watch at least one or … [Read more...] about 5 Actionable TED Talks for Project Managers I Recommend
Planning is science and art. Whatever you call it, it is a challenging and complex process. A plan should be feasible, challenging, realistic, usable, efficient and optimal. It is difficult. I get it! Below are the project planning concepts that will help you to deliver a plan that leads … [Read more...] about 7 Essential Project Planning Concepts that Work
“It looks like a micromanagement to me,” Corwin said just as we left the room. “What’s the problem?” I asked. “Micromanagement is a bad technique, isn’t it?” Corwin was surprised. Micromanagement got a bad reputation. It is a tool of evil project managers! Only despotic leaders use … [Read more...] about Untapped Powers of Micromanagement in Project Management