Wad of gum? Check! Paper clip? Check! Strand of hair? Check! If we find we’re stuck in one of those ruts--too busy to focus on the right way to do things and just winging it till fires show up that need to be fought--what do we do?
Innovation comes in many shapes and sizes and can be categorized in many ways. In this article, the author suggests that one way to categorize it is to distinguish macro innovation from micro innovation.
The use of the term “Mickey Mouse” is often considered a demeaning form of slang. But while there were times in the past where the Walt Disney Company vision may have faltered, its brand has persevered and become stronger--to the point where that descriptor is a badge of pride and excellence. What can you learn from that popular rodent?
Over the last few years, environmental concerns have become a normal part of doing business--and the opportunity to differentiate yourself by simply being green has disappeared. Now you stand out from the crowd if you aren’t environmentally conscious in your projects.
Leadership requires trust from the team. It can’t be earned overnight, but it can be destroyed very quickly. To maintain credibility, leaders must live up to the team’s expectations while recognizing and addressing their weaknesses.
There is a direct line from the highest-level business strategy to your role as a PM. Your role is made easier when you maintain the work culture in a way that fosters implementation of the strategy. The three tactics explained here will help you.
As a PM, maintaining a motivated team amid challenges is of paramount importance. This practitioner has collected a few lessons learned from her experiences leading agile teams over the years—and through interacting with other interfacing agile teams.
Documentation is very rarely kept up to date often enough—and is usually out of date a few days after it has been approved. When working on a project, out-of-date documentation can be a major issue in executing the project correctly.