Go Ahead, Pause that Project

11 Jun 2015 - 04:14 AM under Becoming a PM | Posted by MMeloni

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
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!