As unpleasant and perhaps unequivocally depressing as failure is, it has its rewards. Understanding that--and learning how to have the courage to fail without fear--can be one of the most important lessons you learn in your life and career.
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There are many ways a project can fail, but it's how the project manager handles the failing project that will make a big difference in how the failure impacts the people and organizations involved. Are you going to make this easy or hard?
To develop a new skill or reach a target, you must be committed to doing what it takes to get there—even if it means putting up with negative feedback or falling on your face now and then.
It is the unique and temporary character of projects that makes uncovering stakeholder expectations a continuous process of discovery not only for the project manager but, more importantly, for stakeholders. Which brings this writer back to a childhood French lesson...
Let’s assume that we’re all new PMs or new to project management. What do we do with this thing that has been dropped in our lap? It’s all about exuding confidence and following best practices.
Don't believe everything you read: The semiconductor industry is still in the doghouse, and that's not good news for the tech job landscape.
Some recent surveys have shown that recession fears haven’t affected IT salaries. But don't get too complacent.
Aeronautical engineers don’t try to “fix” gravity; sailors don’t try to change the wind’s direction. But many project managers expend much of their energy trying and failing to remedy universal features of organizational life, when they could more usefully adapt to their eternal presence.
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