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Comparisons of a Project Manager to a Maestro

Project managers conduct their teams like maestros lead an orchestra: unifying diverse skills, setting the tempo, and delivering harmony to achieve a shared vision. Explore the parallels and improve y...

The open book represents the world of knowledge and learning that is waiting to be explored. The books on the left and right represent the different paths that one can take in their pursuit of knowledge. The lamp represents the light that guides us on our journey of learning. The window in the background represents the outside world that we can explore and learn from.

Harnessing the Power of the Muses: How Ancient Inspiration Fuels Modern Project Management

Unexpected muses, surprising results. Discover how ancient Greek mythology holds the key to modern project management mastery.

Managing Projects during Wartime

PM Stories from the Front War is hell, and not something any sane person plans for (outside of the government, that is). As the events of late have unfolded, the need for wartime planning of projects ...

Managing Disruption in the Workplace

We are used to the term disruption having a negative meaning, especially in the workplace. Disruptive employees need to be counseled on the harm they’ve caused. Disruption slows down the progress of w...

Recruiting, Hiring and Managing Talent: Best Practices for Finding Strong Project Team Members

The success of any project is indisputably tied to the quality of the team members working on it. As a project manager, you play a key role in the recruitment, hiring, and management of talent. This i...

Projects are a People Thing: What if Success or Failure is not Based on Technology?

Running a project is akin to reading a book. You have a beginning (otherwise known as the project charter) and an ending (the project closeout). A book consists of many chapters, just as there are num...

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Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Strong Leadership for Project Success

We all want our projects to thrive and succeed. One person’s definition of what helps make a project successful may differ from another’s, but there is no disputing that good project leadership is a c...

Projecting Project Success

Success or Failure of a Project is a People Thing Although technology and software development tools are essential for most projects, it’s the leadership of a project that makes the difference between...

Remote Doesn’t Have to Feel So Remote: Seven Questions to Consider

Like any change, remote work has been a challenge for many to integrate. This change to working remotely that many experienced this year as a result of Covid-19 has been even more difficult because th...

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