Industry: Project Manager Lifestyle

Dive into the world of project managers! Explore tips for worklife balance, career development, leadership skills, and personal growth. Find inspiration and insights to thrive in your project management journey.

How to Keep Your PMP Certificate Current with MPUG: A Guide for Project Managers

Congratulations on earning your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification! As a college graduate or project manager, you have demonstrated your expertise in the field of project management ...

Meet the MPUG Expert: Interview with Erik van Hurck

Erik van Hurck is a Microsoft MVP and respected voice in the project management space. He’s a Senior PPM Consultant at Projectum, a Microsoft MVP, a prolific blogger at,...

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Consistency Gives Self-Discipline Its Power

Explore the vital role of discipline and consistency in project management, and how these core values drive success.

This is a funny meme but it's also true. Project managers are often the unsung heroes of any project. They're the ones who keep everything on track, make sure everyone is on the same page, and that the project is completed on time and within budget.

But project managers are also often invisible. They're not the ones who are out there in the field, doing the work. They're the ones who are behind the scenes, making sure everything runs smoothly.

So next time you see a project manager, take a moment to thank them for their hard work. They're the ones who make sure that your projects are a success.

Ad Hoc Project Management: The Art of Chaos and Confusion

Ad hoc project management: A recipe for frustration, stress, and chaos. Learn why it should be avoided at all costs.

Where There’s a Widget, There’s a Way: Overcoming Real Life Project Management Challenges

Discover how Project Widgets' Task Validation Widget extends Microsoft Project's capabilities to overcome real-life project management challenges. Join our webinar for a real-life case study and Widge...

This meme is a reminder to think carefully about our decisions before we make them. It is easy to make a problem worse by making a poor decision. For example, if you are trying to lose weight, you might decide to skip breakfast. This might seem like a good idea at first, but it could actually make you more likely to overeat later in the day. A better decision would be to eat a healthy breakfast that will keep you feeling full and satisfied.

Beware the Word “Pragmatic”

Unveiling misuse of the term "pragmatism" in project management and its detrimental impact on decision-making, quality, and innovation.

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How Instant Gratification Affects the Way We Work

Instant gratification creates pathways in your brain that can impact your actions and decision-making. Exchanging instant gratification for delayed gratification strengthens resolve and relationships....

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Quiet Quitting: How to Recognize the Signs as a Project Manager

This expert comparison of the 5 best Project Management apps for Microsoft Teams will help you quickly choose the best option for your team.

Webinar Highlights: Leading Through Change Without Burning Out

Burnout is a state of exhaustion that can have serious consequences for individuals and organizations. This webinar explores the causes and effects of burnout, and provides strategies for avoiding and...

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