Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:27:26 GMT ProjectsAtWork https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/382892/ProjectsAtWork Breaking barriers and building bridges to better manage projects and lead teams. The Youthquake Arrives https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65181/The-Youthquake-Arrives Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:13:01 GMT A new generation of project leaders is rising. Here are six values they bring to the new Project Economy. A new generation of project talent is rising around the world. With Gen Z entering the workforce and millennials taking on management roles, organizations are being dynamically altered. These... Demand Diversity https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64629/Demand-Diversity Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:46:58 GMT Does your organization practice diversity? I’m not talking about a Human Resources handbook that covers equal opportunity hiring and anti-discrimination policies—every organization checks those legal boxes. I’m talking about embracing diversity. I’m talking about demanding tr... Driving Innovation from Within https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64135/Driving-Innovation-from-Within Mon, 18 May 2020 19:37:53 GMT What, in your experience, are the biggest barriers to driving an innovation from within? This is the question Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff asked 150 “internal innovators”—employees leading innovation efforts within their organizations— over the course of three years while ... Make the Most of Virtual Meetings https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63345/Make-the-Most-of-Virtual-Meetings Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:39:46 GMT With the pandemic forcing so many project teams to work from home, no doubt you're holding tons of virtual meetings. But are you making the most of them?  Working from home (or WFH) is quickly becoming "the new normal." The COVID-19 pandemic kicked the WFH movement in... Listen Up! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/62866/Listen-Up- Tue, 10 Mar 2020 19:13:03 GMT In an age when nuanced discussion gets lost or distorted by Twitter rants and Facebook echo chambers, is anyone listening to anyone anymore?  Even in the world of project management, where communication skills are highly valued, listening skills don’t get nearly as much attention as th... Cents and Sensibility https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/61546/Cents-and-Sensibility Mon, 10 Feb 2020 20:44:31 GMT A hard line on the bottom line means projects better show value. But ROI can be spelled many ways. No business goes to market with a product or service that it isn't confident will justify the time and resources spent developing it. Should project selection be any different? Most organization... The Future's Here-Are You Ready? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/59182/The-Futures-Here-Are-You-Ready- Tue, 07 Jan 2020 20:37:16 GMT New technologies, shifting business needs, flexible delivery approaches and the move to The Project Economy—all of these things are changing the profession of project management. And that shift is only going to accelerate in 2020.  In a recent episode of Projectified with hos... What About Why? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56888/What-About-Why-- Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:30:33 GMT One misconception many new project managers bring to their role is a belief (or is it a hope?) that a particular methodology, the latest tool or a popular template will bring them success in their work. It’s understandable, but it’s a misguided, often doomed way of thinking ... Rescue Mission https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56177/Rescue-Mission Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:13:43 GMT A major renovation project at Denver International Airport is sending out Mayday signals, with cost overruns that could exceed $350 million and delays measured in years. It’s déjà vu all over again.  I once did a story on an infamous project debacle—a complex baggag... Good Relations https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55331/Good-Relations Sat, 03 Aug 2019 20:09:53 GMT Relationships take a lot of work. Are you working on your project relationships? The importance of building productive working relationships with your team can't be overstated. It's a fundamental part of a project manager’s job—as time-consuming and critical as creating t...