Thu, 26 May 2022 20:13:43 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. Do You Foster Imposter Syndrome in Your Team? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/72308/do-you-foster-imposter-syndrome-in-your-team- Wed, 25 May 2022 06:22:01 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP I recently touched upon fighting imposter syndrome, which we can all suffer from as project managers. But as a leader, and even as a colleague, we can also unintentionally foster impostor syndrome on our teams. Let’s review three ways I’ve obs... 3 Ways Project Managers Can Build a Competitive Advantage https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/72159/3-ways-project-managers-can-build-a-competitive-advantage Tue, 03 May 2022 17:02:14 GMT by Dave Wakeman Something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is the art of strategy. I did some research to rebuild my website during 2021 because I decided the pandemic was a good opportunity to create a new version of my business—and what I found was that around 40% of businesses... Building Team Synergy and Resilience https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/72126/building-team-synergy-and-resilience Wed, 27 Apr 2022 13:55:48 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis, PhD As the pandemic stretches on, work-from-home programs continue to keep teams working virtually. During this time, we have performed courageously to deliver our strategic and business outcomes. Here I will share a select review of advice from industry experts as they explo... The Entropy at the Heart of Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71935/the-entropy-at-the-heart-of-project-management Wed, 06 Apr 2022 22:40:45 GMT By Lynda Bourne Over the last few weeks, I’ve been thinking about the concept of modern project management. How did we get here and where are we going? People have been doing things that require planning and organization for millennia. But no one involved in leading these endeavors calle... 5 Symptoms-and 5 Solutions-For Excessive Self-Confidence as a PM https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71842/5-symptoms-and-5-solutions-for-excessive-self-confidence-as-a-pm Fri, 01 Apr 2022 15:51:35 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP A few months ago, I missed an important requirement in a project. Much was at stake if it wasn’t fixed on time. Fortunately, the provider could implement it on time, but it was very tight. How did this happen? I had a complete sense of control o... Agile Adoption Is Up...So Why Do Teams Hate It? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71774/agile-adoption-is-up-so-why-do-teams-hate-it- Thu, 24 Mar 2022 15:46:42 GMT By Soma Bhattacharya Sometimes I read an article where someone mentions that “agile is dead,” or that it doesn’t work anymore. I have to pause and think where this comes from. Honestly, I don’t know. What I do know is that agile never said it would work for everyone. ... 3 Atomic Habits for Program Managers https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71618/3-atomic-habits-for-program-managers- Wed, 09 Mar 2022 08:43:21 GMT By Sree Rao, PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP Atomic Habits has been on Amazon’s top 20 most read books of the week for 167+ weeks. In his book, James Clear proposes a four-step model of habits and the four laws of behavior change: Cue – Make it obvious. Craving – Make it attracti... Should We Have Longer Sprints? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71578/should-we-have-longer-sprints- Sat, 05 Mar 2022 19:57:05 GMT by Christian Bisson   I’ve recently been part of a discussion concerning changing the length of sprints from two weeks to three weeks, and the product increments (“PI” from SAFe) from 10 weeks to 12 weeks. Hearing the arguments throughout the meeting made me realize how ... Fighting Imposter Syndrome as a Project Manager https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71399/fighting-imposter-syndrome-as-a-project-manager Thu, 17 Feb 2022 19:44:45 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP Why is it so important to recognize and fight imposter syndrome? Over my project manager career, I have often felt imposter syndrome—especially when I began a new position or started on a new team. Psychologists Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne I... How Are You Finding Information? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71355/how-are-you-finding-information- Wed, 09 Feb 2022 23:52:27 GMT By: Lynda Bourne We now live in an age where Google search is ubiquitous, and the “find” function in Word and PDF documents is almost instantaneous. The challenge for most people is sorting through the long lists of information returned from a search to locate the most useful items. T...