Sat, 10 Dec 2022 01:35:52 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. Social and Environmental Awareness is Becoming Confusing https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73597/social-and-environmental-awareness-is-becoming-confusing Thu, 08 Dec 2022 00:52:29 GMT By Lynda Bourne It is important that both professionals, and the organizations that employ them, are socially and environmentally aware—and act responsibly to protect the rights of others. The financial consequences of failing to be socially aware started to be felt in the 1950s. Around... The Differences Between Feasibility Studies and Business Cases https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73547/the-differences-between-feasibility-studies-and-business-cases Thu, 01 Dec 2022 15:08:40 GMT By Mario Trentim Before any organization undertakes a new project or initiative, it is essential to first assess the feasibility of that venture. This is done through feasibility studies and business cases: A feasibility study looks at the technical feasibility, financial feasibility and op... Will the Future Project Manager Be More G.E.N.I.A.L.? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73500/will-the-future-project-manager-be-more-g-e-n-i-a-l-- Sat, 26 Nov 2022 14:49:19 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP The pandemic has changed the skills we need to acquire and hone as project managers—and accelerated how fast we need to acquire them. Let’s review six of the most crucial ones: 1. Global Merriam-Webster definition: of, relating to, or... 7 Steps to a Successful Project https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73393/7-steps-to-a-successful-project Fri, 11 Nov 2022 13:00:00 GMT By Mario Trentim In this post, I outline the key elements of any successful project. By taking the time to understand these steps and put them into action, you can increase the chances of your project being successful: Define the goal of your project Gather information and research what ... Are You Too Humble as a Project Manager? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73273/are-you-too-humble-as-a-project-manager- Mon, 31 Oct 2022 08:30:23 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP Humility is defined as “the absence of any feelings of being better than others.” In some cultures or countries, the trait is admired. And yet in project management, it is crucial to talk about yourself and your achievements. How can humble PM... The Problem with Waterfall, Agile & ‘Other' https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73234/the-problem-with-waterfall--agile----other- Tue, 25 Oct 2022 01:33:12 GMT By Lynda Bourne A couple of days ago, I received a survey from PMI asking about portfolio management. There’s nothing unusual about PMI undertaking a survey, but the types of project management approaches mentioned for the projects in the portfolio gave me cause for concern. The three c... What Coaching Soccer to Kids Taught Me About Leadership https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73172/what-coaching-soccer-to-kids-taught-me-about-leadership Fri, 14 Oct 2022 16:12:59 GMT by Dave Wakeman I don’t know soccer as well as a lot of folks because I didn’t grow up with the sport in rural Georgia during the 1980s, but that hasn’t stopped me from coaching a group of 12-year-olds. This means that I have had to fall back on my skills as a communicator, ... Quiet Quitting-and How Agile Can Help Combat It https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73105/quiet-quitting-and-how-agile-can-help-combat-it Tue, 04 Oct 2022 17:41:49 GMT By Soma Bhattacharya The phrase “quiet quitting” is all over the internet as the trend has gained in popularity over the last few years of the pandemic. The one thing you need to confront the temptation: motivation. Motivation for today’s generation is something that’s ... 6 Steps for Rational Decision Making https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/73036/6-steps-for-rational-decision-making Fri, 16 Sep 2022 03:24:34 GMT By Sree Rao, PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP Have you ever made a program or project decision that did not turn out to be the right one? As program managers, we not only need to make several decisions over the course of a project or program, but we also need to guide our teams with decision making. He... The Dangers of Perfectionism for You and Your Team https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/72953/the-dangers-of-perfectionism-for-you-and-your-team Wed, 07 Sep 2022 15:41:32 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP At school in France, we were primarily evaluated by the number of mistakes we made and less by our progress. What was importance was to attain excellence and perfection. Fast forward to my professional career, I have worked in many teams with many peop...