A lot of emergencies and unplanned tasks interrupt our daily work schedule. What can we do when this happens? Ask yourself these five Ws to help maintain sanity, be productive at work and maintain a better work/life balance.
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We’ve seen a boom in the number of companies investing in digital transformation. Now more than ever, organizations are more focused on specific projects rather than long-term arrangements. To ride this wave of opportunity as a project manager, there are three competencies that you need to develop.
As we settle into the “new normal,” we are still working in a period of adjustment. Here are some predictions for what may be coming up for us in the project management industry—and what we need to do to prepare ourselves.
Whether we like it or not, the nature of work is changing. Jobs are getting shorter. Welcome to The Project Economy, the new world that can involve re-marketing and proving yourself every nine to 18 months.
To be a capable generalist requires reframing our own self-perception—and how we communicate our abilities and shape the perception of others. The value of the generalist is not about having wells of expertise in a broad array of domains. Success as a generalist instead requires three very specific talents...
As project managers, most of our days become very busy as urgent tasks pile up. This can be rather overwhelming. Where do you even start? Take a deep breath and practice these six time-management hacks.
There are four stages or levels of competency in a project manager’s development. By understanding and recognizing them, you can help others on their journey and take charge of your own. Here is an explanation of this model that can be used in many situations and disciplines.
In today’s world, what exactly does a great project manager look like in terms of skills and abilities? That’s not an easy question to answer, especially as we all grapple with the pandemic.
The PMP® exam is a strenuous undertaking—and like any project, may not culminate in a successful outcome. Sharing some of her own lessons learned, this PM provides insights on how to overhaul your study and test-taking approach to pass on your next try.
Question: To hear the news, I’m concerned about my job. Will most of us be working from home in the future? While it has its perks, I’m not sure it is the optimum work environment for the types of projects I do. Many of my friends love it. I’m just confused about what I should do to prepare myself to do my best right now—and at the same time get ready for a potential repositioning of what a normal workday will look like.