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Pump Up Your Project Management Skills with These Strategies

23 May 2013 - 02:33 PM under Best Practices, Communication, Leadership, Schedule | Posted by

This article by Jennifer Morris is a great reminder on some excellent project management communications basics. Be sure to watch this pmStudent mini-lesson for Quick Communication Tips too! There is always room for improvement in project management and new ways to get ahead in the game. Whether you are new to the world of project […]

Inspirational Project Management

22 May 2012 - 07:11 AM under Leadership | Posted by PMStudent

We all do it. Day after day we grind away at work, doing our jobs. Sometimes we can’t see the forest for the trees anymore. Finding Inspiration Managing a project may seem mundane on a day-to-day basis, but I’ll bet you can find some pretty inspirational insights to share with your project teams when you […]

Steve Jobs Was a Great Project Manager

16 Feb 2012 - 05:48 AM under Books, Leadership | Posted by PMStudent

One more thing… In my last post I showed how Steve Jobs Was a Lousy Project Manager. Now let’s look at Apple – take 2. When Jobs came back to Apple in 1997, some important traits had changed for the better. And some had been good all along. Decisive In general, Jobs was a decisive […]

Project Ownership

09 Aug 2011 - 08:52 AM under Books, Leadership | Posted by PMStudent

I am reading a new book called Projectegrity by Rick Valerga and it’s turning out to be a very good read. Rick has a lot of very wise things to say about the right way to lead projects, with some awesome examples to illustrate the concepts. For example, I love his use of Chesley “Sully” […]