A project manager who does not lead her team in good planning will earn the reputation of being disorganized, and barely making or often missing deadlines on a regular basis. A project manager who leads her team in good planning will earn the reputation of being a strong professional.
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 […]
There is one specific item I would like to address today. Then, I’d like to hear your examples in the comments.
This is something I have forgotten about when planning projects in the past, and I see other project managers overlook it. It’s obvious when you point it out, but that’s as long as you are not in the pit with the alligators.