As the new year began, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) added “project management specialist” to its Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system. This addition is big news for the project management profession.
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Ever feel like you have nothing left to give? You have worked all the hours possible, and the only thing left to do is have your head hit the pillow. What if someone said you still have 60% more to give? A difficult task requires more of us, and we have more to give. This extra unknown potential makes the impossible possible.
It’s time to reflect and celebrate on all we have achieved this year. Take note, ambitious project managers: If are you focused on achieving your goals and tasks, you may neglect to celebrate your success. Here’s why that's a problem…
The project management world today is gray. This author proposes adding a burst of color with gamification and artificial intelligence (AI), vibrant with the ideas of contextualization, personalization, digitalization and sustainability.
What happens when you have an innovative idea, but nobody can see your vision? From doubters and skeptics to champions and supporters, welcome to the evolution of a great idea.
Looking at our opportunities for efficiencies is like considering our work as a machine and trying to lubricate it so it will go faster and run more smoothly. However, this view misses who is driving your work: you. In effect, we watch the work, but not the worker. It is you that drives the contributions you make on the project.
Project management can transcend what you do in your business life. Learn how this practitioner helped people in need through work with a non-profit organization.
Are you making a difference? It's easy and requires very little investment. Want to get started and really make a difference in someone’s life? Read how this practitioner helped a local school and teacher develop a class—and the important takeaways you can put into action.
The winner of the PMIEF Community Advancement Award as an Individual Project Manager shares more on a Speed Mentoring program for veterans—and a project plan that can be rolled out across the country, serving any number of communities.