Do you wish that your project stakeholders were a bit more involved, or that you knew what they were thinking? You can find out – you just have to ask them. One technique I use is to ask project stakeholders (whom I call customers, as they are the customers of the project management process) how…
A big ‘launch’ type event is not always necessary to kickstart a new project. Read this excerpt from the Science of Growth by Sean Ammirati to find out what really works.
There are always things that go wrong on projects – sometimes those issues are small; sometimes they are significant. Here are 5 tips to help you deal with project communications during an issue.
Learn how to engage everyone during a meeting – and if you really can’t make that work, learn some strategies for keeping people as focused as possible while you have them in the room. These are great tips for anyone running meetings with multi-disciplinary teams.
Make it easy to get ready for next week and hit the ground running at work on Monday with these tips for planning ahead. Use Friday afternoon to sort out your inbox and check your upcoming appointments so you can really enjoy the weekend.
Learn how you can work with project sponsors effectively as a project manager in this definitive guide.
Here is a checklist of 12 things that you should do during project closure to make sure the work is wrapped up efficiently.
Do you run a knowledge community for project managers? These tips will help you boost engagement and increase knowledge sharing in your community.
Learn how to manage fixed date projects in PRINCE2 with this helpful article.
There are 4 meeting sins that you should definitely avoid. Gerry Lewis’s book Shine discusses what they are and how to avoid them.
I recently sat down with the book Stakeholder-led Project Management by Louise M. Worsley and wanted to share my thoughts and take-aways from her book.
Here’s an introduction to project steering groups as part of the governance framework so you can get yours set up and working on your project.