Category Archives: Grab Bag

How You Can Help Save AskAboutProjects.com

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Stephan Baranowski contacted me recently to let me know this site is in danger of being shut down. I really like it, and don’t want to see it go away. It’s a great site where you can vote answers to questions up or down and the most relevant, best answers rise to the top. It’s […]

9 Great Project Management Blogs

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Yesterday I saw a tweet that perplexed me: To which I replied: So now that I finally found the reference in PM Network Magazine, I wanted to share with you some of the other great blogs that were mentioned in that article along with mine.? It’s on pages 67-68 of the November 2010 edition if […]

Project Managers: Share Your Views and Values

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I receive notes from students from time to time, generally those who are working on a master’s or doctorate.? Field research is a great way to gain insight and I like to encourage it whenever I find it.? Please take a few moments to fill out the survey for Sean.? I may be able to […]

International Project Management Day: 3 Ways to Celebrate

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Today is International Project Management Day.? It’s a day for celebrating project managers and the project management discipline. I’d like to formally extend my celebration of this day to you new and aspiring project managers out there. So, how can you learn more about it, and celebrate a day just for us project managers? #1 […]

Quoth the Auditor, ‘Nevermore’

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Adapted from Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Raven’ – first published in 1845 Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a project artifact until my eyes were sore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my office door. `’Tis […]

The Lonely Project Manager

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We’ve all been there. Your company doesn’t seem to know what structured project management is all about or why it’s important. They don’t care to know. Your department or manager doesn’t see the need to provide ongoing training in project management. Your co-workers aren’t very interested in discussing best practices. You can’t seem to find […]