Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:22:17 GMT Voices on Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/286796/Voices-on-Project-Management Voices on Project Management offers insights, tips, advice and personal stories from project managers in different regions and industries. The goal is to get you thinking, and spark a discussion. So, if you read something that you agree with--or even disagree with--leave a comment. Free Your Team With Liberating Structures https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52404/Free-Your-Team-With-Liberating-Structures- Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:39:09 GMT By Christian Bisson, PMP I recently had the privilege to participate in the 9th Montreal agile coach gathering. Along with meeting great people and having a chance to exchange ideas with them, I had the opportunity to learn about “liberating structures”, a concept developed by Henri L... 3 Ways To Set Yourself Apart https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52363/3-Ways-To-Set-Yourself-Apart Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:17:49 GMT By Dave Wakeman I’ve been thinking a lot about personal branding lately. When I consider how it applies to the world of project management, I come around to the idea that maybe we haven’t put enough emphasis on it.           Why? We... Recognition That Goes Beyond International Women's Day https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52218/Recognition-That-Goes-Beyond-International-Women-s-Day Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:20:19 GMT   by Cyndee Miller There’s no denying the buzz around gender diversity and parity in the workplace over the last couple of years. Last May, when PM Network ran a cover story about the state of women in project management, we saw the issue taking on an “extraordinary and undeni... How to Lean In-and Thrive-in Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52107/How-to-Lean-In-and-Thrive-in-Project-Management Wed, 06 Mar 2019 03:42:31 GMT By Jen Skrabak, PMP, PfMP Over nearly two decades in project management, I’ve learned a number of strategies to make my voice heard and advance in my career. Much of that success has come by “leaning in,” as Sheryl Sandberg advocates. As a woman in project management, I belie... Don't Fear Organizational Politics - Master Them https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52074/Don-t-Fear-Organizational-Politics---Master-Them Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:14:26 GMT Imagine you're a project manager reporting to a senior director of a subsidiary, with a dotted line to a group director in the HQ. In a meeting, you're caught in their crossfire. What would you do? If you’re wondering whether getting involved in the politics is mandatory, the answer... What's Holding Women Back in Project Management? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51877/What-s-Holding-Women-Back-in-Project-Management- Tue, 26 Feb 2019 04:17:29 GMT By Jen Skrabak, PfMP, PMP As a woman who’s worked for the past 18-plus years in project, program and portfolio management, as well as building and leading enterprise project management offices for Fortune 500 companies, I wanted to address the topic of women in project management. In the... Are You Neglecting Your Professional Development? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51751/Are-You-Neglecting-Your-Professional-Development- Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:44:15 GMT By Conrado Morlan “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” ―Benjamin Franklin I’ve heard from colleagues in project management that they don’t have access to professional development opportunities to help them improve and increase their capabiliti... Do Incentives Pay Off? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51572/Do-Incentives-Pay-Off- Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:09:39 GMT By Ramiro Rodrigues                                Among consultancies it’s common to reward project teams for good results with financial incentives. &nbsp... How to Unleash Your Presence as a Leader https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51377/How-to-Unleash-Your-Presence-as-a-Leader Thu, 07 Feb 2019 03:54:55 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis, MBA, Ph.D.  In project management, your presence as a leader is vital to your success. But how do you begin to refine this skill set? Start by considering what kind of presence you convey, and how that presence impacts your influence with teams. Underlying a leader&rs... 3 Tips For Assuming an Existing Project https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51232/3-Tips-For-Assuming-an-Existing-Project- Sat, 02 Feb 2019 23:53:22 GMT As a project manager, there’s perhaps nothing better than starting a new project. With it comes a fresh start and the promise of a successful conclusion. To me, it’s akin to starting a new year in school with new notebooks, where nothing has been written to spoil the fresh sheets of pape...