We hear a lot that project management is a marathon, not a sprint. That’s completely the wrong analogy…it shouldn’t be either. The work/life balance is supposed to be a real thing, so it's time we embrace striving for maximum success with minimum effort.
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Your project does not need a leader that exists based on a template—it needs someone willing to push past comfort and embrace the truth. Have you ever sat down to read your own story? Instead of trying to be like someone else, start to create a story worth reading. Think of it as lessons learned based on your adventure—one that you are writing every day.
Here is some exciting news about your military transition: The Project Management Institute has developed a great publication providing assistance with your transition into the commercial career field of project management.
With the right attitude and basic plan, you can benefit from a variety of training provided free by your employer. You may even be missing some options—even though they are right under your nose.
What do you do when you learn your company is about to be merged with a giant conglomerate, sold to the highest bidder or downsized to cut costs? It can be a career-altering opportunity. Find out how chaos and uncertainty can be a career catapult.
Do your team members really believe they can trust you? If this doesn’t strike you as important, you may want to examine your leadership skills. As this practitioner reflects on her actions (and the actions of colleagues that have earned success and failure), she has noticed a pattern....
One of the truths about change is that it is deeply personal. This article addresses three methods (develop relationships, address fear and build trust) that project managers can employ to address the personal side of change.
The world moves too fast to hunker down and stick to your goals—both personally and professionally. One suggestion for goals is to use the SMART technique. But what if you want to take your project, team or self to the next level quickly? Learn how to turn SMART goals into game changers…
It is one thing to have academic knowledge in things like The PMI Talent Triangle® components, but quite another thing to be able to demonstrate successful mastery and practical application of these skills in the field. So, how do you go about assessing where you are in your PM skill level of maturity?
Has PMI’s recent refocus on the Talent Triangle™ changed how you perceive your career? Should it? Your opportunity to diversify is now increased, and that is something this writer believes you can leverage.