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The best project manager I ever worked with was great because...
By Cinda Voegtli
I had a little fun last week, asking some friends to complete the following sentence: "The best project manager/project lead I ever worked with was great specifically because they.... [did?... 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»

Knowing Your Limitations
By Patti Gilchrist
According to fictional San Francisco police detective, Inspector Harry Callahan, in Magnum Force of the Dirty Harry film series, “A man's GOT to know his limitations.” While it is true... Read More»

Managing Out
By Ed Reynolds
Perhaps the most difficult job a manager faces is dealing with an employee that just isn’t performing up to expectations. Even if you’ve been coaching them all along and their... Read More»

A Blessing and a Curse
By Ann Drinkwater
Is being an expert in a field or practice a blessing and a curse? Possibly. If someone is deemed an expert and the most qualified in a certain area, that person may be more burdened and utilized than their counterparts. Businesses often look at the fastest approach and the short term direction that will involve less risk and cost. Read More»

Coaching - The Rocket Science of Managing
By Ed Reynolds
So, if you delegate well, you're supposed to stay completely out of the picture, right? Nothing could be further from the truth. Now that you've delegated, you need to make... Read More»

Portfolio Management: Is Modern Management Practice Compatible?
By Brian Irwin
I sat anxiously in the PMO Director's office waiting to present my proposal for an organizational portfolio management process implementation. I had spent the previous several months drafting the process... Read More»

Challenging the Way We Work and Manage
By Brian Irwin
As I work on writing my next book, my research is increasingly supporting the premise that we are working under a very outdated model of management. In this post, I... Read More»

A Bit of a PM Pep Talk
By Margaret de Haan
I've recently been thinking about time Project schedules, budgeting and goals. I recently got into an interesting argument with another Project professional about being "on time", and some very interesting... Read More»

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