While working for tech companies in Singapore, this practitioner gained practical experience dealing with out-of-control projects moving in unexpected directions. Here, he shares some strategies developed in the past few years to help people who are starting a project management career in a similar company culture.
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How do you build a team culture across continents, without ever meeting face-to-face? How do you motivate teams across the Boomer, Millennial and Gen X divides? Get answers to these questions and more at the 2016 PMI Talent Management Conference! Now in its third year, this free virtual event is your source for guidance on talent retention and development, plus things you need to be thinking about when planning your own PM career.
Our workplace has certainly changed and one of the most obvious illustrations of this is the prevalence of non-traditional work environments. This workshop provides specific best practices and tips for how to effectively support remote team members, how to build a sense of camaraderie and maintain high levels of motivation without the luxury of the traditional face to face work environment.
Save Time With Tools + Templates
Which project manager is the best fit for a new initiative? Who has the most appropriate PM and business skills? Use this sheet to map out skills for each of your PMs in different areas relevant to project execution. When new initiatives need a PM, refer to this matrix to identify PMs with the most appropriate skills.
Product management leaders establish the broader context for building great products and services through a combination of processes, trust-building, hiring, mentoring and cross-functional communication. Here is a seven-point strategic framework for creating conditions that can unleash great product and technical work.
If it weren’t for people, projects would be easy! Getting the team to act as one is challenging. This presentation from the PMI Global Congress 2014 in Phoenix will help you all trust each other, stick together and achieve project success.
Use this checklist to help ensure that new PMs joining your team are set up with the best possible chance of success. Some of these items will be completed prior to the new PM joining, some will continue for several months beyond the start date. The checklist is broken down into different areas for the different roles involved.
Learn From Others
The use of a remote workforce has accelerated to keep pace with industry demands for talent and productivity. And treating a remote staff as responsible adults also implies an organization’s trust in these individuals to act appropriately.
The Agile voting mechanism known as "Fist of Five" is a great way to drive your team towards consensus and commitment. It's a simple, powerful process that can strengthen alignment and increase transparency on your projects. Here’s a look at how — and why — it works.
When you're working on a project, you might think everyone is on the same team. They all want the project to succeed, right? But as time goes on, you may be surprised as you discover who is on your team…and who isn't.
Companies who lack a formal evaluation process could be missing the mark, losing revenue and failing to properly motivate their teams. To make things more challenging, millennials are bringing a new set of expectations and attitudes that may shift the patterns. Be mindful of these trends that are likely to occur in the employee performance management process…
Project managers have a responsibility to their teams to be a leader, and leaders put pressure on themselves to be mistake-free. But having to be "right" all the time is a detriment, not a benefit. Here are some ways to deal with the want or need to be right…
Every country and organization faces cultural differences. How do you go about building awareness, respecting and adapting to them, and then working within the necessary framework and structure so that the result is a successful engagement?
The need and support for teleworkers is growing, and to keep an “out of office” workforce engaged and productive requires a special company culture mindset. It should come as no surprise that effective communication is at the heart of having a successful virtual worker engagement culture.
Project managers are amazing. They have a wide range of skills and operate in incredibly diverse business areas. That doesn’t mean a project manager should be the solution to every problem.
Starting a new job can be difficult, but learning to work with your new team members effectively and quickly is a challenge. If you are a new leader, it can be the most difficult challenge.
Leading international teams is always a challenge, especially when things go wrong. How do you keep everyone focused on the positive and avoid negativity creeping in?
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|Interview Questions||Kenneth Ashe||May 23, 2017 8:03 AM||1||17|
|How do you define your leadership style as a PM?||Jonathan Donado||May 23, 2017 2:32 AM||0||5|
|How to Answer Interview Questions ?||Mudassar Khan||May 23, 2017 2:20 AM||0||2|
|An an Interviewee what are some good questions to ask in an interview?||Susan McDonald-Wright||May 19, 2017 1:51 AM||1||17|
|How do you know that a training has been effective?||Nasrullah Mohammed||May 17, 2017 9:17 PM||1||12|
|Which words sum up a good project manager?||Adilson Pize||May 16, 2017 4:47 PM||0||21|
|How do you create a general profile to define the kind of professional you want in the company/team||Regiane Folter||May 15, 2017 8:39 AM||0||2|
|Certificate vs Certification||George Lewis||May 8, 2017 9:48 PM||5||20|
|hello there!||Faat Francis||Apr 28, 2017 3:30 PM||0||18|
|Team Management & Leaderhip||Jonathan Donado||Apr 28, 2017 9:29 AM||2||14|
|PRINCE2 2017 Update: Impact?||Stéphane Parent||Apr 27, 2017 9:53 PM||0||24|
|Avoiding confrontations at the workplace||Nasrullah Mohammed||Apr 20, 2017 7:44 AM||1||15|
|Is patience a virtue for project managers?||Nasrullah Mohammed||Apr 18, 2017 6:09 AM||0||8|
|PfMP vs PgMP vs PMP||Richard Gauthier||Apr 17, 2017 8:03 AM||0||13|
|Traits of an indispensable team member||Nasrullah Mohammed||Apr 14, 2017 6:05 AM||1||24|
|Technical Experts||Lyndon Smiling||Apr 12, 2017 12:51 PM||2||15|
|How do you evaluate individual performance on a project?||Mary Bolton||Apr 11, 2017 6:33 PM||0||15|
|What is the best way you know to share lessons learned inside the organization?||Catalina Alfonso Buitrago||Apr 7, 2017 11:48 AM||0||21|
|Does perfectionism stop you from being your best?||Nasrullah Mohammed||Apr 3, 2017 2:50 AM||1||17|
|How to attain Top PM Skills ?||Mudassar Khan||Apr 3, 2017 1:53 AM||0||21|
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