Implementing Project Management to Foster Effective Accountability

22 Jul 2015 - 04:07 AM under Becoming a PM | Posted by MMeloni

Implementing Project Management to Foster Effective Accountability Accountability is an essential virtue for both managers overseeing projects and their team members for the successful completion of a project. The focus however remains on team players so that each of them takes ownership of their tasks, whereas the project manager is accountable for the overall completion […]

Dear Project Team Members

10 Jul 2015 - 06:39 PM under Becoming a PM | Posted by MMeloni

As a project manager, there are probably some things you would like your team members to know. When you first started managing projects you thought some of these points were fairly obvious. Now you realize the truth. If you want your team members to know something you should tell them. If you expect your team […]

Go Ahead, Pause that Project

11 Jun 2015 - 04:14 AM under Becoming a PM | Posted by MMeloni
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While managing my first large project I found myself facing a very serious dilemma. Should the project be paused in order to conduct some much-needed planning or should we simply keep going and not lose even one day to a planning session? Some of my stakeholders were in favor of taking a brief project timeout […]

Be Emotional and Build a High-Performing Team

16 Apr 2015 - 10:52 PM under Becoming a PM | Posted by MMeloni

Be Emotional and Build a High-Performing Team “As a business student, you don’t want to show compassion; you don’t want to let your guard down, you’re taught to be strong and not show emotion.” This is a quote from Samantha Serna, a business student who was drafted with other members of her class to participate […]

3 Tips for Setting Remote Workers Up for Success

27 Feb 2015 - 11:45 AM under Best Practices | Posted by MMeloni
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Are you adding team members to your virtual team? More and more of us work remotely. Not everyone enjoys working remotely and not everyone is a good candidate to work remotely. In a previous discussion we covered how to maintain a high profile while working remotely. Now let’s talk about how to set your remote […]

How Much Do Project Managers Earn?

06 Jan 2015 - 01:00 PM under Becoming a PM | Posted by MMeloni
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How much will I earn as a project Manager? How much do other project managers earn? Does it really matter if I have my PMP? In the spirit of the phrase, ‘A picture speaks a thousand words’ and with thanks to ProjectManager.com, this infographic will answer most of your questions. Enjoy!