“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...]
Project Management Tips and Tricks
The latest articles on project management that go beyond one knowledge area. Topics vary from Google's approach to people management to my tools, books, and resources.
Last week I was in the US and met Leigh Espy from ProjectBliss.net. You know, I suggested Leigh, her blog, and her book several times already. I couldn't miss the opportunity to meet her in-person. Several messages, more hours of driving and here we … [Read more...]
Delivering project on-time and within budget is the ultimate goal for many project managers. However, when you look at it, this goal is unachievable. The thing is managers believe that the secret is in specific tricks, tools, or “experience.” That is wrong! To deliver a project within budget … [Read more...]
People often ask what project management books and tools I can recommend. There is always a feeling that just another application or service can make life easier. I get it. There is also a lot of talks that a project management framework works better with JIRA, Trello or some other … [Read more...]
I know, passing PMP Exam is difficult. It requires a tremendous amount of efforts. The endeavour itself looks overwhelming. Should it be that way? I can tell for sure. There is a way to make it easier. You just need a proven preparation plan. A roadmap that you can commit to and track … [Read more...]