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How do you become a world-class manager of projects?
By Cinda Voegtli
In The World Class Project Manager – A Professional Development Guide, Robert Wysocki, James Lewis, and Doug DeCarlo provide a very useful background on the role and career of "project... Read More»

Being the PM they want: What *executives* think our 2015 goals should be
By Cinda Voegtli
So here we are - the start of a brand new year - and, very possibly, already drowning in everything we need to get done. Let's hold on a sec!... Read More»

By Morley Selver, P.Eng IPMA B
Why Do We Do It? As project managers we are responsible for delivering an operating asset, new piece of equipment, new software program, etc. Most companies have the codes, procedures... Read More»

Project Management: An Apprenticeship Model of Learning
By Alan Zucker
My company has an active program to hire college graduates. Every summer my team is graced with newly minted graduates who want to rotate through the project management track. Generally,... Read More»

Developing Confident Leaders
By Ann Drinkwater
In knowledge work, there is no line manager. Knowledge work involves professionals. Professionals are paid to solve problems and get results. Regardless of position, we are obligated to take ownership... Read More»

Startup Rewards
By Ann Drinkwater
Imagine you no longer have access to your vast array of team members and skills. You walk into work and are now individually responsible for marketing, selling, managing, testing, delivering... Read More»

What Really Is A Project Manager?
By Margaret de Haan
The longer I work in some form of a Project related role within any organization, the more I realize that the skills required to manage a Project to a successful... Read More»

Determining Cultural Fit
By Ann Drinkwater
The time has come. You have started to pursue new endeavors and want to make the right choice. It can seem daunting and change can be tough. While the devil... Read More»

Being our Best - New Insights on Changing Sub-Optimal Habits at Work and Beyond Habits.
By Cinda Voegtli
HABITS. Good ones and bad ones - I imagine we all have some of both. Some manifest at work; some at home; some in both settings. Our personal habits determine... Read More»

Project Manager's Guide to Office Holiday Parties
By Patti Gilchrist
Due to the recession, it is reported that many companies will forego the office holiday party this year to cut costs. If your company is one of the few hosting... Read More»

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