Category Archives: Productivity

Productivity

4 Ways To Refresh Your PM Career In One Hour

Filed under Productivity | Posted by MMeloni

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 […]

5 Project Management Techniques for Procrastinators

Filed under Productivity | Posted by MMeloni

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” Don Marquis Did you read the quote above and think, “Yesterday? I would be happy to be caught up with last Thursday?” This might be the perfect time to take a look at 5 project management best practices and how they can help you. 1) Define […]

Project Management Intuition

Filed under Leadership, Productivity | Posted by PMStudent

What is project management intuition? It’s those thoughts you develop that are not necessarily logical. These are thoughts which should be heeded. Some people might call this their gut instincts. Let’s take a look at an example: There was a project I managed where the organization was a balanced matrix. Of course you remember that […]

Overwhelmed? Manage YOUR Time

Filed under Leadership, Productivity, Tools | Posted by PMStudent

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you have too much to do and not enough time to do it? You have so many projects to manage and people who need to speak with you. It would also be nice if you actually got home at a decent time and saw your family and friends. Perhaps you […]

Jenga Project Management Processes

Filed under PPM/PMO, Productivity, Techniques | Posted by PMStudent

Project Managers can get a little nuts about process sometimes. I mean, really. ?Really crazy. ?We add, and add, and add. ?It feels good, I think it’s an addiction actually. But then we end up with a pile of (insert?expletive) that looks like a Jenga game about to fall over. We have to police ourselves. […]

Do You Project Manage Your Life?

Filed under Productivity | Posted by PMStudent

Project managers are the worst to manage.? You need a system for yourself. Andrew Meyer left a comment on Project Manager Interview Questions recently. ?I started to leave a reply and realized this would be a great post. ?Here is Andrew’s comment, the context is related to what to ask ?candidates in an interview for […]