The best PMs are the ones who can come up with the most creative solutions to the toughest problems. And the sooner new project managers can be encouraged to demonstrate that creativity, the more successful they—and their employers—will be.
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There’s nothing normal about crisis management. But there are some behavioral norms that we have to remember, and that starts—and finishes—with the people.
This article explores the practice of project management from the game of basketball, and through the mind of one of the greatest athletes to ever grace the court: Kobe Bryant, aka The Black Mamba. The author provides insight into “The Mamba Mentality,” a mindset that every project manager can benefit from adopting.
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.
The coronavirus crisis is bad news for so many businesses. Here’s how to boost morale and develop a high-performance virtual team in as little time as possible.
With the global impact of COVID-19, PMI and ProjectManagement.com would like to share resources that can assist you and your organizations manage through disruption, including leading (and working in) remote teams, managing risk, and more.
Meetings are one of the most dreaded things in modern organizations, but it doesn't have to be that way. In this article, the author calls out three common mistakes we often make when running meetings—and suggests practical tips for eliminating each of them.
In this day and age as projects become more complex (and are often hybrid), project teams are becoming more multi-disciplinary and often have virtual team members. This requires the project manager to use ever-higher levels of people and leadership skills.
You’re in the middle of your project and problems are coming from every direction. What do you do first? In this article, the author shares some advice for how to think creatively when there’s chaos all around you—and how to remain calm in a crisis.
Stay out of the way but be supportive to help teams create better solutions to problems that arise during projects. It will speed things up, help you manage risk and reduce impact to your schedule.