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Content about particular situations in which project managers are involved and new tendencies in Project Management are the most interesting topics because help us to stand actualized.
I'd say pretty much most of the articles interest me. Most particularly I like the personal experiences in PM, as opposed to the theory. It's intriguing and informative to hear how other PMs deal with common issues.
@George, thank you for posting this question.
- Thought provoking questions that examine the theory against the practice.
- New and fresh ideas and perspectives
- Areas of interest that happen to hit home at the time - a situation I am going through, a challenge that I need to overcome, an experience that I have been through already
The “fresh ideas and perspectives” that you stated is defintely at the top of the list for me as well.
I would also say – Thank you for your graciousness in the responses you provide, and of course, your ideas and perspectives, which are always insightful and empathetic.
I also prefer the personal experience articles over ones based only on theory for my reading, and I feel the same way in the content that I create, which is why you will never see a reference or citation anywhere near my articles. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but for me, it would just feel awkward.
Have you thought about submitting an article?
That’s also one of my favorite topics and interests as well, that is, the activities of project managers beyond the traditional roles, which plays into your second statement, “new tendencies in project management.”
By the way, I always enjoy your contributions.
I would say a couple things get my attention:
1) anything related to risk driven management. I see project management itself as risk driven - its purpose is to enhance benefits and mitigate risk events, and
2) a subject which I believe I can add value based on my knowledge and experience.
I try and stay away from PMI politics and PMP certification questions
I like replying to questions of new PMs.
I like to read posts that make me think and maybe dive deeper into topics
I enjoy seeing conflicts in opinions and also general agreements, if they happen.
I would appreciate to have a more sophisticate feedback method, not just a vote button.
I agree with your list as well, especially the “I enjoy seeing conflicts in opinion…” It’s the conflict that creates challenge-based thought, which then helps us grow through knowledge-gained.
Maybe we should also have a new influence category called “Challenge-Based Thought,” which would make your influence scores look like the following:
- Challenge Based Thought 99
- Career Development 98
- PMO 97
very well put. Thanks for the feedback.
I do not feel my time is spent well if I agree.
Sunil called me a disagreeable giver (according to Adam Grant)
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