We're often given an end date and have to work backward to derive when an initiative should start (or should have started). But what about when a project manager is able to provide a start date? That's where the work-forward timebox model can help!
If you’re currently working in a corporate environment, chances are you’ve found yourself managing a project even if it wasn’t part of your job description. Maybe it's time to consider becoming an “official” project manager—and these steps can help with the transition.
The term "PMO" has always been confusing. But as it turns out, it doesn’t matter what you call it—you have a lot more flexibility with your management offices these days than ever before. What is your MO letter of choice?
When you’ve been doing something for years without significant issues, you start to take things for granted. It’s a lesson this practitioner learned the hard way in a (yikes!) chainsaw accident. Here's some help to avoid his pain.
By all means, think critically about ideas and how to solve thorny issues or build a better mousetrap. But don’t stop at thinking—you must become a critical persuader to help your ideas gain traction and influence others to act.
“Digital transformation” has become a diluted, overused buzz phrase. Many corporate giants claim to be on their digital transformation “journey”—yet things are not working out very well. The problem is simple: lackluster leadership.