Successful Lean Implementation Is Satisfying
By Darron Roberts
Some consulting projects start quickly from the initial client contact to the project kick off; some take considerably longer. I first made contact with this current client through an invitation to visit them based on a recommendation of a colleague in a neighbouring business where I had successfully completed [...]
Why Project Debriefs Are Important
By Laura Townson
I think it goes without saying, that when it comes to our work, many of us are fearful of the mistakes we make and the repercussions they may cause. But mistakes don’t necessarily need to be perceived as failures, provided we find value in them; and the most obvious [...]
A year ago I bought the book “Visual Meetings” (doodling for team productivity) and a Moleskine notebook (of course) on my way back from Washington to Amsterdam. At the stopover in New York I drew this:
What, Exactly, Is a Product Manager?
By Martin Eriksson
I often get asked what a product manager is. What do they do? Where do they come from? Why do they like sharpies so much?
A product manager’s role is the intersection between business, technology, and user experience.
In his book Inspired, Marty Cagan describes the job of the product [...]
People Management for Project Managers
By Carl M. Manello
“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – General George Patton Jr.
Tony Troup is a delivery focused PM at our company. He is also a Naval Reserve officer. As a Submarine Officer with the rank [...]
Why Did We Start This Project?
By Demian Entrekin
It’s not a new problem, but it sure does seem to be persistent.
A group of people get together to do something, perhaps solve a problem, perhaps build something new, and they come up with an idea and start working on it.
Sounds very agile, very active, like something [...]
We need more sex in project management. Says Ron Rosenhead. No! Not in that way.
Someone once said to Ron: “the words project management are such a turn off. You need to sex it up a bit and call it something else!”
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How to Manage the Impossible Project
By Abby Dryer
It’s happened to pretty much every Project Manager. The “Impossible Project” gets dumped onto your lap with the directive of make it work. Now what?
The first step is figuring out why the project is impossible, other than the standard “triple constraint” impossible situations that you are trained for. [...]
Thirteen Tips to Effective Upward Management
By Lonnie Pacelli
So let’s get right into this….
Ever known a manager who held great respect of his or her team but was not respected by his or her management? Or maybe you’ve had a manager that just couldn’t get things done effectively because he or she just didn’t know how [...]