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 […]
Every time you contemplate what you need to do to further your project management career, do you get a sinking feeling in your stomach? Do you worry that it won’t be enough, or that you don’t know what you don’t know? It’s a fear that many beginning project managers know well; the fear that you […]
How do you break into another industry as a project manager? I was recently asked this question by someone coming from the film industry. ?The resume I was referred to looked more like a filmography listing for this post-production supervisor. Similarly, a few years ago I had coffee with a cousin of mine while in […]
Today I’d like to share with you a great story about someone that I’ve been working with for a little bit here on their project management career.
But it doesn’t have to be.
If you are learning about project management and trying to make it your career, join me.
Sure, I miss days sometimes. But I’m human, that’s exactly what this post is about. We are all just human, not perfect.
The scope is highly technical, the schedule is tight and the budget must be parsimoniously managed. With so many aspects to balance all at once, how is it that we have come to be the project manager of this endeavor. Why? Did you choose to study the discipline of project management and make a career […]
I am doing a few podcast shows right now, and we just released new episodes yesterday for both of them. Here comes another.
I am starting a new podcast with a question & answer format….
* Current role: Software Testing
* Interested in: becoming a project manager
A student of Help University College in Malaysia contacted me with an interview for an assignment she was doing. I asked her if I could share it here on the blog. Other experienced project managers out there: feel free to add your own insights in the comments!