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
How Much Do Project Managers Earn?

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!

4 Ways To Refresh Your PM Career In One Hour

16 Sep 2014 - 10:52 PM under Productivity | Posted by MMeloni
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Stress is a fact of the project management world. The responsibility to deliver projects, week after week, gradually wears you down. On a Friday morning, you finally deliver a major project. Before you can even start to unwind, someone asks you to join another project. Suddenly, the sweet experience of a well delivered project fades […]

How Not to Start Off Behind Schedule

10 Sep 2014 - 07:33 PM under Best Practices | Posted by MMeloni
How Not to Start off Behind Schedule

Last time we discussed strategic reserve time and now we are taking a closer look. If you want to make schedule promises that you can keep then you want to make sure you are really allocating your resources accurately. Project managers all complain that they and their teams are handed unrealistic deadlines. Did it ever […]