Category Archives: Productivity


4 Ways To Refresh Your PM Career In One Hour

16 Sep 2014 - 10:52 PM 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 […]

Project Management Intuition

05 Mar 2014 - 09:55 AM 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 […]

How To Create Project Documentation That Doesn’t Suck

16 May 2012 - 08:11 AM under Lean, Productivity, Techniques | Posted by PMStudent

A discussion on management plans started by my friend on Govloop recently about management plans got me going. My thinking on the topic of documentation in general has matured over the last few years. I don’t think I know everything though, far from it. What Makes Project Documentation Suck? There are several common problems people […]

Do You Project Manage Your Life?

18 Aug 2009 - 06:03 AM 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 […]